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Date: 1956 ca.

Description: Includes street index and index to points of interest. Shows land ownership by name, plat of town, local streets, schools, parks, highways, railroads, ward...

Date: 1952-06-28 

Description: A zoo keeper stands beside Winkie, the Vilas Zoo elephant, as she eats her "birthday cake" to celebrate her birthday and second anniversary at the zoo.

Date: 1956-11-17 

Description: View of the Dane County Courthouse, 207 West Main Street, erected in 1885, the second on this site, just prior to being razed and replaced by a parking ram...

Date: 1959-12-01 

Description: Officers of the Philharmonic Chorus of Madison prepare for the annual Christmas concert held in the Central High School auditorium. Officers shown (left to...

Date: 1952-07-01 

Description: Alvin Boss, owner of Boss Pattern and Model Works, poses with his son Dick who is seated in the soap box derby racer he will race in the upcoming race.


Polio Victims

Date: 1951-08-02 

Description: Bonnie Wainscott (left), age 16, and her mother Mrs. Grace Wainscott are greeted by Francis M. Higgins, President of Wisconsin Central Airlines. The Wainsc...

Date: 1957-07-16 

Description: Outdoor portrait of Captain and Mrs. (Mary Day Robinson) John O. Batiste with their children, John (5), and Elizabeth (3). The family is in Madison to visi...


Catholic Youth Week

Date: 1957-10-25 

Description: Edgewood High School student council member John Shaffer lights a candle at the altar for Catholic Youth Week.

Date: 1957 

Description: After the death of Joseph R. McCarthy in May, 1952, seven Republicans ran in the special primary election. The most serious candidates were Congressman Gl...

Date: 1951 

Description: Front cover and interior of menu for the convention banquet of the Democratic Organizing Committee. On the cover is a drawing of a donkey kicking its back...

Date: 1959-12-15 

Description: New York Governor Nelson Rockefeller is greeted by two former governors of Wisconsin at the Madison Municipal Airport. The potential presidential candidate...

Date: 1957-10-19 before

Description: Head shot of Milwaukee Braves manager Fred Haney. Under his management In 1957, with a lineup that included future Baseball Hall of Fame members Henry A...

Date: 1950-11-08 

Description: Group portrait of the Visiting Nurse Service Board of Directors. The function of the visiting nurses is to provide bedside care when needed in Madison. Sta...

Date: 1951-08-19 before

Description: The First Unitarian Society Meeting House sanctuary (or auditorium) during the final stages of construction. Here, members of the congregation who helped d...


Holy Hour

Date: 1951-08-06 

Description: The Most Rev. William P. O'Connor, Catholic bishop of Madison, officiates at the sixth annual Holy Hour held at Edgewood College campus, Monroe Street.

Date: 1950-01-25 

Description: Co-Captain Jim Martin, the All-American tackle at Notre Dame last fall, is relaxing at the home of Dr. Stuart McCormick just after he arrived in Madison. M...

Date: 1957-07-16 

Description: Portrait of David and Marcia Blowney, taken in Madison while visiting her parents, Mr. and Mrs. Charles H. Kirch, on Hillington Green. His parents live in...


Catholic Youth Week

Date: 1957-10-25 

Description: Edgewood High School students discuss events planned for Catholic Youth Week. Left to right: Jeffrey Antonius, Betty McGuire, Bill Boltz, Kathleen Feddema.


Ravine Bridge

Date: 1955 ca.

Description: A public bus crosses the bridge over a ravine on Lake Mendota Drive in Shorewood, looking east.

Date: 1958-07-01 

Description: Madison Mayor Ivan Nestingen, second from right, poses with scissors while opening the 36th Annual East Side Business Men's Festival, held at Voit Park. St...

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