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Date: 1959-09-21 

Description: Edith Johnson, left and June Anderson preparing to hang their pictures as part of a display at the Madison Public Library featuring the artwork of thirteen...

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Porter Butts House

Date: 1950-05-29 

Description: Mrs. Butts pulls curtain in the Porter Butts house at 2900 Hunter Hill in Shorewood Hills, one of the first "modern" houses in the Madison area in 1937.

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W Club Day

Date: 1959-09-26 

Description: Rain dampens fans' spirit as they nestled in the shelter of the field house under the scoreboard during the first quarter of the W Club Day football game.

Date: 1955-01 

Description: Construction work on the mezzanine shelving in the old Library Periodical Room. The old shelving was reconfigured, beams installed, and an small office cr...

Date: 1954-03-24 

Description: Elizabeth H. Pady leaves a hearing in Federal Court. She was accused of a bank holdup in Barron County.

Date: 1950 

Description: A fisherman poses on rocks with his fishing pole and a stringer of fish.

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Musical Families

Date: 1954-03-23 

Description: Portrait of the Crownhart family gathered at a piano with french horn and violin. Clockwise from the bottom are Gretchen, 6, seated at piano, Ginger, 11, a...

Date: 1955 ca.

Description: Construction work in the Historical Society Library Reading Room in preparation for installing linoleum floor tiles.

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Mother and Infant

Date: 1952-01-01 

Description: A mother, with a mask over her mouth and nose, lying in a bed holding an infant. This is probably the first baby born in Madison in 1952, just 5 seconds a...

Date: 1952-06-28 

Description: Roddy Botts, the 1951 soap box derby champion, is shown dressed in his champion's uniform and holding the trophy for the city champion in the 1952 race. In...

Date: 1954-03-23 

Description: A food machine from Bridge (Food) Machine Company is demonstrated during the Wisconsin Canners Association Production and Technology Conference regarding p...

Date: 1950-03-08 

Description: Three men from the Madison Builders Association gather to look at notice informing the men that their organization is the fastest growing of its kind in th...

Date: 1958-11-11 

Description: The annual Dane County 32nd Division Red Arrow Veterans Day party was held at the Towne Club. Guests included World War I and World War II division members...

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Doty Ramp

Date: 1958 

Description: Aerial view of the Doty Street parking ramp.

Date: 1957 

Description: Louis Pierron, age 89, sitting on the trunk of a large elm tree which had recently been cut down at Green Bay Avenue and West Good Hope Road.

Date: 1954-06-20 

Description: William Johnson of Green Bay is shown with his dog, Northwest Max. The dog was a champion in the Wisconsin Retriever field trials at Westport.

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Backyard Swimming

Date: 1957 ca.

Description: Suburban upper-class residence in wooded area with rock-lined swimming pool and swimming children. Two women sit in lawn chairs on the lawn near the house...

Date: 1952-05-19 

Description: The winner and two runners-up in the Madison Optimist Club's oratorical contest. In the center is the winner, fifteen-year-old Richard Harris. The runners-...

Date: 1955-08-28 

Description: Frank Lloyd Wright (near the center of the image) and friends touring the grounds of the First Unitarian Society meeting house. In the background is the T...

Date: 1956 

Description: Campaign Poster for Adlai Stevenson. Adlai Ewing Stevenson II (February 5, 1900--July 14, 1965) was an American politician, noted for his intellectual deme...

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