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Date: 1952-01-15 

Description: Roy L. Matson, editor of the Wisconsin State Journal, boards a plane to start a 25,000-mile air tour of Europe and the Near East under the sponsorship of t...

Date: 1952-01-14 

Description: For the first time in the history of the Madison Advertising Club, the women members are planning the dinner and program to be held at the Hoffman House. H...

Date: 1945-08-07 

Description: Two Ray-O-Vac employees who have returned to work from serving in World War II.

Photograph

Matrix Banquet

Date: 1956-03-20 

Description: Mrs. J. George Crownhart and Marion P. Crownhart attend the annual Matrix banquet. Theda Sigma Phi, sponsor of the event, is a national honorary and profes...

Date: 1931 

Description: Leyda's Service Station on the corner of Park Street and Olin Avenue. This service station was a member of the Wadham's Oil and Grease Company chain of Mil...

Learn more about the 1904 fire that destroyed the third Wisconsin State Capitol.

Photograph

Frank Lloyd Wright

Date:  date unknown

Description: Quarter-length portrait of Frank Lloyd Wright in middle age.

Date: 1974-04-18 

Description: View towards large group of people marching with signs on the sidewalk at the office of State Superintendent of Education, Barbara Thompson at the Departme...

Postcard

Farmer with Cows

Date: 1910-02 

Description: Farmer and two cows standing outside near a barn in winter.

Date: 1936-08-15 

Description: Group portrait of four waiters and one chef standing behind the counter at McNeil's Coffee Shop in the Park Hotel at 28 South Carroll Street.

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Description: Journalist Herb Jacobs and his wife Katherine standing in the window of Jacobs II, the second home that Frank Lloyd Wright designed for them.

Date: 1954-04-13 ca.

Description: Casual portrait of Vernon Thomson seated at his desk in the State Capitol. A map of Wisconsin is mounted on the wall behind his desk. Thomson served as the...

Photograph

Badger Spelling Bee

Date: 1950-04-29 

Description: Roy L. Matson, editor of The Wisconsin State Journal, gives a handshake to champion Arlene Brown of Janesville as runner-up Dale Sorenson looks on.

Date: 1952-01-15 

Description: University of Wisconsin journalism professor Graham Hovey (left) and Wisconsin State Journal editor Roy Matson confer at the Madison airport before departi...

Date: 1948-01-21 

Description: William L. Doudna, Wisconsin State Journal staffer, interviews movie actress Esther Williams during her visit to Madison. In the background is the W...

Photograph

Otis Elevator

Date: 1954 

Description: Elevated view from stairway of the ornate Otis elevator in the Wisconsin Historical Society building. This elevator was installed as original equipment in...

Photograph

Royal Tailors, Inc.

Date: 1930-10-07 

Description: Royal Tailors, Inc. display window located at 12 East Mifflin Street, with neon advertising.

Date: 1945-06-28 

Description: Portrait of Nancy Keenan standing on a beach in a lifeguard swimming suit. She is one of 7 women lifeguards out of a group of 19 who patrol the Madison be...

Date: 1906-08-09 

Description: Demolition of the semi-circular West Wing of the third Wisconsin State Capitol. In this picture the upper stories are gone, but behind the scaffolding the...

Date: 1947-02-05 

Description: Cartoonist Ken Ernst sketching Badger Beauty Ruth Schmitt whom he selected to represent a new character in his comic strip "Mary Worth".

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