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Date: 1954-12-11 

Description: J. Kenneth and Mary Conlin and their sons light an advent wreath in preparation for Christmas. Left to right: J. Kenneth; Kevin age 3; Thomas (lighting the...

Date: 1957-08 

Description: "Stairway to a Champ" float in a parade. The float includes the five cars raced by Van Steiner of Argyle along with his helmets and trophies. Van won t...

Historical Object

Paul Vanderbilt Pairing 132

Date:  date unknown

Description: The parson came. He said it well:
Enough is all we want, to hold and sleep on,
not the sky.
A little harvest of the sorrows
between the sentenc...

Photograph

Lutheran Church

Date: 1950 ca.

Description: Exterior of Lutheran church and the cemetery of a German or Norwegian settlement near the intersection of Highway 16 and County Highway O.

Date: 1912 

Description: Die cut holiday card in the shape of a bell with a string attached at top. It is an advertisement for the Bank of Madison to "Join the Christmas Club" so y...

Date: 1954-12-15 

Description: Elevated view of a Christmas table setting for the West Side Garden Club.

Date: 1954-12-14 

Description: Ritva Jantunen (standing right) of Helsinki, Findland displays a symmetrical "himmelis." In Finland, a "himmelis" would be made of straw and oats and place...

Date: 1915 

Description: Cyrus McCormick III (1890-1970), his fiancée Dorothy Linn (b. 1892), his mother Harriet Hammond McCormick (1862-1921), his father Cyrus McCormick Jr. (1859...

Date: 1952-09-01 

Description: Elevated view of the Iron Workers Local 383 float in the Labor Day parade on Capitol Square. It won first place for originality.

Date: 1959-12 

Description: Four women chat at the first Red Cross volunteer "thank you" tea at the home of the University of Wisconsin president. Left to right are Mrs.Gladys Erickso...

Date: 1954-12-11 

Description: As part of the "doing for others" theme for the Christmas season, the children of Donald and Betty Stroud feed bread to the birds. The children include, fr...

Date: 1917 

Description: A patriotic holiday card with the Statue of Liberty at the top with a wreath of holly behind her. She is standing on a red and blue bordered box that has t...

Date: 1947-12-19 

Description: Nine young people gathered at the refreshment table at the annual neighborhood Christmas party given for all young people in Nakoma. Pictured left to righ...

Date: 1960 

Description: Frank Chimera, Rochelle Hudson and Robert Bloch (in eyeglasses) are seated at a table at an event related to the release of the film Strait Jacket....

Date: 1949-10-19 

Description: Madison high school students preparing for a Halloween party and dance at the LOFT. Kneeling is Phyllis Robinson, Central High School, director of decorati...

Print

Glad Tidings

Date: 1938 

Description: Holiday card of three candles with two decorative halos behind them. Metallic silver frame. Text in lower right corner reads: "Glad tidings". Printed in re...

Map or Atlas

Meadow Creek Cemetery

Date: 1929 

Description: This 1929 survey of Meadow Creek Cemetery in the Town of Stanley, Barron County, Wisconsin, shows cemetery plots bordered by U.S. Route 53 (now County SS)...

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Description: A mildly risqué party scene with (from left to right) Alice Bedard, Robert Vail, unidentified, Robert Bloch, and Angie Vail, all in various costumes. Strea...

Wisconsin Historical Museum Object – Feature Story

Eagle feather dance staff used at 1933 World's Fair by Ho-Chunk dancers from the Wisconsin Dells. (Museum object #2001.49.1)

Photograph

Funeral, Vinh Quoi

Date: 1962-06 

Description: A woman holding a baby stands in front of two dead bodies laid out for a funeral in a open-air, covered building. The men were killed during a Viet Cong at...

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