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Date: 1999-05-14 

Description: "At the Jail House Restaurant our waitress, Amy, informs us that she is a dental hygienist." Pictured (clockwise, starting on the left): Shirley Widmer, Ru...

Date: 1917 

Description: Holiday card of three French orphan children, two boys and a girl, herding three geese. The youngest boy holds a switch. A meadow, trees and a house are vi...

Date: 1960 

Description: Rabbi Mayer Relles after performing a wedding.

Date: 1903-07-12 

Description: A group of children and adults sits around an outdoor table set with dishes just outside of a house covered in ivy. Syl is in the foreground grinning at th...

Photograph

Myra Cary

Date: 1947-11-26 

Description: Portrait of Myra (Mrs. C.F.) Cary seated in a chair holding a book in her suite at the Park Hotel on her 86th birthday. She and her husband led the way in...

Date: 1911-07-15 

Description: Christening ceremony for the S.S. Harvester. The ship was built for the Wisconsin Steel Company, a subsidiary of International Harvester. The 545-fo...

Date: 1876 ca.

Description: Quite possibly this is the "General view in the camp" listed in the "Centennial Views of the City of Madison, July 4th, 1876. Views of Chicago Light Guard"...

Date: 1900-12-26 

Description: Jennie, in rocking chair, and Edgar Krueger, on a rocking horse, with small Christmas tree and toys, including wagon, blocks, and doll, displayed outside o...

Date: 1908 

Description: The west wing of the Wisconsin State Capitol on Decoration Day. The steep slope of the western side of the park delayed the construction of the east portic...

Date: 1951-07-04 

Description: Children riding in a 1923 vintage fire truck at the Shorewood Hills Fourth of July celebration. Driver of the truck is Dobby Dotson and with him in the pa...

Date: 1999-08-13 

Description: "Laura, our waitress, poses with our group as we enjoy our dining experience at the Audubon Inn in Mayville."

Photograph

Buttered Corn

Date: 1959-09-30 

Description: A boy eats buttered corn at a Golden Spike Day party.

Date: 1876 ca.

Description: Quite possibly this is the "View of Capt. L.M. Lange's tent and seven Captains" listed in the "Centennial Views of the City of Madison, July 4th, 1876. Vie...

Date: 1918-09-14 before

Description: Menu printed on silk for a dinner for the descendants of Solomon Juneau at Republican House, with a blue, white, and red striped banner with the seal of th...

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Description: Humorous photograph of Koplin, Bloch, and Gauer dressed as college boys wearing letter sweaters that spell out SOL, for shit-outta-luck. Gauer states they...

Date: 1901-01 

Description: Studio portrait of Iowa man, Emi-dughra, known as John Ford. Part of Siouan (Sioux) and Iowa Tribes

Date: 1959-01-02 

Description: As a highlight of their recent Christmas holiday vacation, Shorewood Hills youth attend a holiday party at Blackhawk County Club. Shown seated (left to rig...

Date: 1965-07-30 

Description: Wilbur Cohen receives a pen from President Lyndon Johnson at the formal signing of the Medicare Act part of the Social Security Amendments Act. Lady Bird J...

Historical Essay

Miss Annie Mae's Church Hat

Wisconsin Historical Museum Object – Feature Story

Hat worn by Annie Mae McClain to services at the Tabernacle Community Baptist Church, Milwaukee, Wisconsin. (Museum object #2006.103.2)

Photograph

Empty Stocking Club

Date: 1947-11-29 

Description: In the lobby of the Capitol Theater, manager Fred Reeths is holding Johnny Heitz while he drops a coin into the Empty Stocking Club stocking. Johnny's moth...

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