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Description: Elevated view of students from the Glidden High School Band marching in a parade at the Music Festival, on Main Street. Students are wearing marching band...
Description: Grand Army of the Republic in Memorial Day Parade. During the 1890s and 1900s, most of the 45 to 65 age group of men were Civil War veterans, and belonged...
Description: Thirteen year-old James Borden (standing in the middle) of Madison, Wisconsin, the 1940 Madison, Wisconsin soap box derby champion, waiting for his turn to...
Description: Group portrait of members of the "rangy and powerful" University of California varsity rowing team who were in Madison to compete against the University of...
Description: An International Harvester parade float in the Golden Jubilee celebration parked alongside a road. The text on the side of the float reads, "Motor Transpor...
Description: Hand-colored image from a scrapbook kept by Neighborhood House, with a group of children and two women playing a circle game outdoors.
Description: Van Steiner (15 years-old) of Argyle, Wisconsin, the 1957 Madison, Wisconsin soap box derby champion, crouching next to his Wisconsin State Journal-sponsor...
Description: Steam calliope in circus parade in town. A calliope is a musical instrument that produces sound by sending steam through whistles, originally locomotive wh...
Date: 1915 ca.
Description: A group of children, mostly boys wearing caps, playing with flying rings outside at a playground in front of a brick building.
Description: Alice in Dairyland, Margaret McGuire, and Elsie the Cow and her calf Beauregard, stand on a parade float with two men in downtown Milwaukee, while a male o...
Date: 1936 ca.
Description: Five people sitting on a sidewalk outside of a building. A woman stands on a stoop in the doorway.
Description: Three men raising mugs of beer from behind the outdoor bar at a Civilian Defense Rally. In the background is a tent.
Description: Green Bay Packers Robert Brown (#93), Mike Weddington (#52) and Jerry Boyarsky (#61) wait on the sideline during a preseason game against the Washington Re...
Date: 1902 ca.
Description: Grand Army of the Republic in Memorial Day Parade, in front of the Freeman House. Leading the ranks is probably James Livingston, Alvin "Bean" Hagen is pro...
Description: Two children making mud pies in the dirt in the space between the street and sidewalk. They are dressed in warm clothes and hats. In the background a man i...
Description: A parade consisting of a band and baseball players walks down Main Street to celebrate the opening day of Little League baseball in Reedsburg.
Date: date unknown
Description: In a small pool, a large group of children wade in the water. Girls hold up the edges of their skirts, and boys have pulled up their pants. A girl with s...
Description: Thirteen year-old Philip Lenhart of Madison, Wisconsin, sitting in his new and improved soap box derby car. In the 1950 Madison race held on July 23, 1950,...
Description: Circus wagon going through town, with a band on top pulled by a team of six horses.
Description: Children playing outside the nursery school classroom at the First Unitarian Society meeting house while teachers watch. The building was designed by Frank...
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