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Date: 1952-06-28 

Description: A zoo keeper stands beside Winkie, the Vilas Zoo elephant, as she eats her "birthday cake" to celebrate her birthday and second anniversary at the zoo.


Polio Victims

Date: 1951-08-02 

Description: Bonnie Wainscott (left), age 16, and her mother Mrs. Grace Wainscott are greeted by Francis M. Higgins, President of Wisconsin Central Airlines. The Wainsc...

Date: 1949-02-04 

Description: Sheriff Herman P. Kerl, and Sally Penfield, with the four-gallon glass bottle for collecting donations to the "State Journal" Empty Stocking club, the Kidd...

Date: 1934-05-10 

Description: Two bartenders stand in the middle of the circular bar at the Park Hotel.

Date: 1948-06-15 

Description: Uncollected garbage in the 300 block of West Main Street during a walkout strike by Local 236 Municipal Garage Department Union.

Date: 1948-11-17 

Description: Mrs. Marian M. (Mary) Hammang, secretary in the office of the University of Wisconsin buildings and grounds, posing with an umbrella that was blown by high...

Date: 1946-03-13 

Description: First Unitarian Society Meeting House, 125 Wisconsin Avenue, being razed by Arneson Wrecking Company. View is from Wisconsin Avenue. On the left is the edu...

Date: 1947-11-17 

Description: Alleged killers after confessing to the murder of two people. Seated are Buford Sennett, Richland Center, and Robert Winslow, Owen, standing behind them i...


Ice Cream Vendors

Date: 1934-05-17 

Description: Group portrait of 22 disabled American veterans who are Forget-Me-Not ice cream bars vendors. They pose in front of 503 State Street with boxes of ice crea...

Date: 1948-06-17 

Description: Roy Matson, Editor, and Rex Karney, political writer, both of the Wisconsin State Journal, pictured in Matson's office prior to their leaving to att...

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: 1960-10-10 

Description: A group of women plan the Lawyers' Wives of Dane County luncheon. Seated left to right are Marion Crownhart, reservations chairman; Helen McAndrews, telep...

Date: 1945-01-10 

Description: Lorraine Gray in the storage room inspecting some of the more than 300,000 batteries made in one day at the RMR (Ruben-Mallory-Ray-O-Vac) plant, a division...

Date: 1952-03-04 

Description: Diane Giswold, daughter of Dr. and Mrs. L. G. Giswold of 821 South Shore Drive, models a formal gown while Frank Q. Doyle III, son of Mr. and Mrs. Frank Q....

Date: 1948-04-07 

Description: Portrait of newly elected Madison Councilman George Hall sitting at a desk.

Date: 1959-02 

Description: Attending the State Historical Society Founder's Day banquet are, left to right, W.B. Hesseltine, University of Wisconsin history professor; Dr. Donald R....

Date: 1949-02-05 

Description: Professors Vernon Carstensen (left) and Merle Curti, with their wives, cutting the ceremonial cake at the testimonial luncheon in their honor as authors of...


Building Dedication

Date: 1956-11-15 

Description: Four men pose for a portrait in an office. Second from the left, standing, is Bruce Thomas. A law degree for Arthur A. McLeod hangs on the wall.

Date: 1946-04-18 

Description: Governor Walter Goodland, seated at his desk, talking with two Mexican men.

Date: 1948-07-10 

Description: Art Ensign (left) and Chuck Steele seated in the lifeguard tower at Madison's Lakefront Beach. The City of Madison has placed experienced lifeguards at 8 b...

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