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Date: 1949-03-04 

Description: Bishop William P. O'Connor presents the medal of Benemerenti to Frank Blied, a member of a pioneer Madison family. The medal, awarded by Pope Pius XII, is...


Lyall T. Beggs

Date: 1949-03-02 

Description: Lyall T. Beggs, former legislator from Madison and presently national commander of the Veterans of Foreign Wars, at the speaker's rostrum in the state asse...

Date: 1944-12-21 

Description: View of the booths and lunch counter in the Fountain Room restaurant at Manchester's Department Store.

Date: 1944-10-05 

Description: Ruth Harris, acting curator of the Wisconsin Historical Society, is putting a man's coat from 1870 on a mannequin named Henry or Henrietta, if it is dresse...


Newell Dodge House

Date: 1958 ca.

Description: Home of Newell Dodge (1845-1934) Madison alderman from 5th ward, attorney and fuel dealer, 1127 West Johnson Street.


Driver Educators

Date: 1959-10-09 

Description: Four men examine a foot operated machine that will measure braking response time of driver education students. The four men are educators and are attending...

Date: 1940 ca.

Description: An exterior view of the Levi B. Vilas mansion at the corner of Henry and Langdon Streets. Built about 1850, it later became a fraternity house for Phi Gamm...

Date: 1949-03-04 

Description: Bishop William P. O'Connor displays the seal of the Diocese of Madison.

Date: 1947-11-06 

Description: Homecoming decorations at the Delta Sigma Pi house, 132 Breese Terrace. Dennis Krahn, left, and Charles Krouse, right, set up a dummy with the numerals of...

Date: 1957-10-25 

Description: Lt. Col. Lassiter Thompson sits behind his desk at Truax Field. He is the newly appointed commander of the 61st Fighter Interceptor Squadron.

Date: 1958-12-07 

Description: A stubborn fire smoldered in the walls of the Kindschi Leather Company at 120 South Pinckney Street. The 80-year-old building known as the Burrows building...

Date: 1947-01-16 

Description: Portrait of Bill Schneider, 216 North Murray Street, president of Central High School Student Council (on the left), and Tom Peterson, 1111 Grant Street, P...

Date: 1930-08-11 

Description: Madison Pattern Works and Polk Manufacturing Company building, 2021-2023 Winnebago Street. Oscar Bock was president of the Bock Oil Burner Co. and Polk Ma...

Date: 1944-12-21 

Description: View of the booths and lunch counter in the Fountain Room restaurant at Manchester's Department Store.

Date: 1952-07-08 

Description: Barbara Olin, Alton, Illinois, left and Jack Bolz, right, wearing a Tyrolean lederhosen costume, stand on the roof of Edgewater Hotel during the Mendota Ya...

Date: 1960-11-09 

Description: Four founding members of Insurance Women of Madison pose at General Casualty Insurance Company. They are, left to right, Leota Schoenoff, Helen Hendrickson...

Date: 1948-08-18 

Description: Charles Johnson and Margaret Haas, two students in charge of University of Wisconsin orientation week activities, sitting on the grass on Bascom Hill. The...


Erdis Hansen

Date: 1944-10-03 

Description: Erdis Hansen, one of Madison's leading business women, shown in one of the two Perfume Shops she owns in the city. She is a member of the National Business...


New Teachers

Date: 1953-09-22 

Description: Two new teachers for the deaf, Eleanore Kerski and Margerate Doering, work with two pupils, Joy Anne Rasmus and Sandra Ritter. They are looking into a larg...

Date: 1942 

Description: Counter display of Dr. West's Miracle Tuft toothbrushes at Rennebohm Drug Store, 24 West Mifflin Street. A sign advises customers to "Pay Soda Check at Ci...

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