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Date: 1948-04-10 

Description: State Business and Professional Women's Club dinner at the Hotel Loraine, 123 West Washington Avenue, with officers Mrs. Martha Ann Hollenbeck, Green Bay,...

Date: 1947-01-23 

Description: Seven ladies of the Women's Guild of Pilgrim Congregational Church, 953 Jenifer Street, holding trays and standing around a reception table, observing the...

Date: 1978-09-30 

Description: Group portrait of some of the family of the bride at a wedding that took place at the First Unitarian Society Meeting House.

Photograph

Madison Rotary

Date: 1949-02-23 

Description: Present at the Madison Rotary International dinner, left to right, standing, are: Fredrick S. Brandenburg, governor of the 144th Rotary district; Alan C. H...

Date: 1957-09-18 

Description: Police officer Edward E. Daley (left) bottle feeds one of three baby squirrels he rescued while sisters Patty and Cathy Olstadt look on and bottle feed a s...

Date: 1950-06-12 

Description: Group portrait of a wedding party standing in front of altar in Hunt Chapel of Christ Presbyterian Church. Pictured left to right are: Jo Anne Elmer, brid...

Date: 1948-05-01 

Description: Retiring mail carrier, Mike Cawley, accepting an envelope containing a token of appreciation from Myrtle L. Hansen, clerk of circuit court at the Dane Coun...

Photograph

Dave and Mary Lou

Date: 1994 

Description: Mary Lou Munts, a member of the Wisconsin Assembly, and Congressman David R. Obey at a fundraiser for Obey at the Madison Club.

Date: 1966-09-13 

Description: Four members of the Who's New Club pose between wagon wheels at the Who's New fall luncheon. Each woman wears a leaf-shaped name tag.

Historical Essay

1960s Prom Dress

Wisconsin Historical Museum Object – Feature Story

Dress worn by Marti Hall to the spring prom at Madison West High School in 1966. (Museum object #2004.135.1)

Date: 1912-01-30 

Description: Ruben Gold Thwaites, Iva Welsh, and Mary Foster dressed as "Box and Cox" and Mrs. Bouncer from the 1840's comedy Box and Cox. They are at a costume...

Date: 1944-12-16 

Description: Woman buying a war bond from Santa Claus, who was helping other Manchester employees wait on crowds of purchasers at the bonds-only sale on the store's mai...

Date: 1951 

Description: Newly-elected members of the Wisconsin Assembly signing in. Facing the camera l to r are: E. William Proxmire (D-Madison), Hermann Eisner (D-Cross Plains),...

Date: 1948-09-14 

Description: Four attendees at a dinner at the Hotel Loraine welcoming Dr. H. Clifford Northcott, the newly-elected bishop of the Methodist Wisconsin conference. Pictu...

Photograph

Brides and Grooms

Date: 1957-04-02 

Description: Molly Moore, lower left, shows her bridal book and silver service to her parents and the mother of her fiance. Seated in back of Molly is, left to right: F...

Date: 1948-04-15 

Description: Among those who paid tribute to the University of Wisconsin French house at its 30th anniversary banquet Thursday night were Collette Ladeveze, house direc...

Historical Essay

Flapper Prom Dress

Wisconsin Historical Museum Object – Feature Story

Evening gown worn by Edith Evelyn Nelson to the University of Wisconsin's Junior Prom, c. 1923. (Museum object #1969.147.2)

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Description: Fourth of July flag drill at Vilas Park, choreographed by F.W. Kehl in Madison. The land for Vilas Park was donated to the Madison Park and Pleasure Drive...

Historical Essay

Mrs. Fairchild's Worth Gown

Wisconsin Historical Museum Object – Feature Story

Gown made by Charles Frederick Worth of Paris for Frances Fairchild of Madison, Wisconsin, 1880. (Museum object #1945.960,A)

Photograph

Planning a Wedding

Date: 1957-04-02 

Description: Patricia Gibson and William Marshall plan their wedding trip.

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