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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...

Date: 1948-04-10 

Description: Wisconsin's new racing shell, the Mendota, receives the champagne bottle from sponsor Mrs. Harry (Mary) Stuhldreher in the christening ceremony on t...

Date: 1912 

Description: Informal portrait of the W.A.P. Morris family, with the patriarch seated at the head of the table at the left, and his children and grandchildren. Portrai...

Date: 1948-05-03 

Description: A Mother's Day family portrait of Mrs. George T. (Beatrice) Fox, 2310 Rugby Row, and her seven children. Seated at the left is Terry, 8. Standing behind he...

Date: 1941-02-23 

Description: Phillip Canepa with Virginia Licari, Marian Amato and Josephine (Florence ?) Clementi on the platform dedicating a United States flag at the Italian Workin...

Date: 1957-09-16 

Description: The Council of Jewish Women have tea at the home of Molly Feldman. They include, left to right, Felice Goodman, arrangements chair; Rose Glass, vice-presid...

Photograph

Easter Outfits

Date: 1950-04-05 

Description: Three Madison high school girls model their Easter outfits featuring hats, dresses, gloves and high heeled shoes. Left to right: Lois Ann Hammer, West Hi...

Date: 1948-11-23 

Description: At a VFW banquet, Lyall T. Beggs, national commander of the Veterans of Foreign Wars, was honored by the VFW and Madison citizens at the Hotel Loraine in t...

Date: 1945-06-12 

Description: Group portrait of Coleman wedding party. The groom is in a WWII uniform.

Date: 1898 

Description: Crowd around fountain at Wisconsin State Capitol for a 50-year celebration. There are decorations hanging from the fountain, and flower arrangements are ar...

Date: 1957-09-16 

Description: Officers of the Madison section of the Council of Jewish Women attend a tea. They include, from left, Jeanne Silverberg, financial secretary; Nadine Shapir...

Date: 1956-12-16 

Description: Betty Westby and Mildred Loshek, members of the East Side Women's Club, bring gifts for the Morningside Sanatorium in Madison and the Skaalen Home in Stoug...

Date: 1948-02-03 

Description: Elizabeth Davies (left), Baraboo, president of the Wisconsin Home Agents' association, talking to Mary Baldwin, wife of the Dean of the University of Wisco...

Date: 1948-06-01 

Description: Jeanne Remus, bride, and DeAlton Neher, groom, pictured with their attendants in the chapel of the First Congregational Church. Groomsmen are William G. Ha...

Date: 1886 

Description: A procession of the Monona Lake Assembly led by children carrying flowers. The Monona Lake Assembly Pavilion is partially visible on the left.

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)

Date: 1957-09-16 

Description: A membership tea began activities for the Madison section of the Council of Jewish Women. Attendees include, from left, Janet Pasch, past president; Sandra...

Photograph

Syttende Mai

Date: 1875 ca.

Description: Large group at Syttende Mai celebration. Group posed with what may be the national and merchant flag of Norway flag. A number of people hold croquet mallet...

Date: 1948-05-16 

Description: University of Wisconsin-Madison sorority Delta Delta Delta (Tri-Delt) honor engaged sorority students with a "Pansy Breakfast". Stepping through the pansy...

Date: 1954-12-08 

Description: Three girls display Christmas decorations that their club had made for the Veterans' Administration Hospital. They are Judy Davis, Heidi Trummer, and Mario...

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