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Date: 1952-10-01 

Description: Dane County Democratic club luncheon hostesses: Mrs. Thomas E. Fairchild, Mrs. Horace Wilkie, Mrs. William Proxmire (Elsie Rockefeller, his first wife), Mr...

Date: 1950 ca.

Description: View across street of the Al. Ringling Theater with a Studebaker pickup truck in the foreground. There is a hardware store on the right.

Date: 1953-07-03 

Description: After Governor Kohler signed legislation legalizing the sale of caps and cap pistols, many youth prepared to celebrate the Independence Day holiday with th...

Date: 1951-01-11 

Description: Governor Walter J. Kohler, Jr., addresses a joint session of the Wisconsin State Legislature.

Photograph

Reaping Oats

Date: 1950 ca.

Description: A farmer and a young boy ride a tractor through a field reaping oats.

Date: 1955-09-03 

Description: Mamie Till Bradley, the mother of Emmett Till, weeps during his funeral. The 14-year-old Till was murdered while visiting relatives in Mississippi for alle...

Date: 1953-06-26 

Description: Sitting at a table under a colorful umbrella at the Maple Bluff Country Club, are, left to right, Jill Molinaro, Norman Gregersen, Darrell MacIntyre and Jo...

Date: 1951-01-11 

Description: The Wisconsin State Legislature listens to Governor Walter J. Kohler, Jr. The Senators are seated in the first row.

Date: 1955-08 

Description: A group of African Americans in the courtroom at the Emmett Till murder trial. The 14-year-old Till, who was visiting Mississippi from Chicago, was murdere...

Photograph

Aerial View of Town

Date: 1958 

Description: An aerial view of town.

Photograph

First Aid Kits

Date: 1955-05-09 

Description: Seventh grade students put together first aid kits to have at home.

Date: 1954-08-10 

Description: Children who live on Virginia Terrace donated $5.27, the proceeds from a theatrical play, to the Roundy's Fun Fund. Pictured kneeling: Kenny Lemmer. Back r...

Date: 1950-10-11 

Description: Three members of the Madison Business and Professional Women's Club, which is celebrating National Business Women's Week, look at a shelf of books. They ar...

Date: 1953 

Description: Exterior view of the Lake View Sanitarium, where Lewis Arms's mother Mamie Arms Hall was treated for tuberculosis.

Newspaper Article/Clipping

Watertown Plank Road Historic Marker

Date: 1955-11-01 

Description: President of the Miller Brewing Company, Norman R. Klug, unveiled the Watertown Plank Road historical marker along with, to his left, James Fitzpatrick, pr...

Date: 1958-12-13 

Description: Members of Zeta Beta Tau fraternity take some of their free time to paint and repair at the Atwood Avenue Community Center. Shown (left to right) are Steve...

Photograph

Memorial Day

Date: 1953-05-30 

Description: An Air Force color guard from Truax Field is in his position at the south entrance to the Wisconsin State Capitol with the Capitol flag at half mast to hon...

Photograph

Rosenberg Funeral

Date: 1953-06-21 

Description: Tensions ran high among the crowd that gathered outside the Brooklyn building where the funeral service for executed Russian spies Julius and Ethel Rosenbe...

Date: 1952 

Description: United Packinghouse Workers of America members at the Armour plant in Atlanta check membership cards in an effort to bring 100 percent membership into loca...

Date: 1959-09-28 

Description: A priest genuflects while welcoming Bishop O'Connor back to Madison from his European trip. The bishop traveled in a 100 car motorcade from the railroad st...

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