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Date: 1953-06-26 

Description: David Vilas is shown pinning a carnation corsage on his date, Beth Herman, at the Maple Bluff social party for teens.

Date: 1948-07-21 

Description: Group portrait of officers of the Madison Youth Council taking the oath of office. Pictured left to right: James Ketchum, son of Mr. and Mrs. L.W. Ketchum;...

Date: 1948-12-17 

Description: Children of Milwaukee Railroad employees sitting near a Christmas tree where a man sitting in a chair is dressed as Santa Claus. They are at the Milwaukee...

Date: 1949-02-22 

Description: Seated at the speakers table at the Dane County Rural Letter Carriers' meeting (left to right) are Earl Bagley, Cambridge, treasurer; R.C. Salisbury, Madis...

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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: 1948-12-17 

Description: The Phi Delta Theta "Dream Girl" of the year, with her court at the fraternity's Christmas formal at the Park Hotel. The "Dream Girl" is Betty Burt of Dall...

Date: 1948-07-18 

Description: Bishop William P. O'Connor, in vestments, turning the first shovel of dirt for the building that will contain the parish auditorium and six classrooms on t...

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...

Photograph

First Costume Ball

Date: 1949-02-18 

Description: Members of Ethlyn Jefferds' dancing class, fifth and sixth grade students from Shorewood, Randall, and Lakewood schools, attending their first costume ball...

Date: 1948-05-16 

Description: Alpha Phi sorority, 28 Langdon Street, was the site of a garden party for all sorority women on the University of Wisconsin-Madison campus. Left to right:...

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.

Photograph

Mr. and Mrs. Sawles

Date: 1939 

Description: Mr. and Mrs. Sawles stand with floral tributes at their golden wedding anniversary.

Date: 1954-12-12 

Description: Three-quarter-length group portrait of a wedding party with the pastor. The bride is wearing a street-length dress of ivory florentine which featured a bus...

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: 1964-06-02 

Description: Among the guests at the Who's New club luncheon were L to R: Mrs. James Turner, Oregon; Mrs. John MacLean, Middleton; Barbara Bodart; Lynn Frommuer; and Cl...

Date: 1948-12-20 

Description: A number of Junior Chamber of Commmerce Christmas Committee members gathered around a table. From left to right they are: Robert Wegner, Mrs. Elmer Cirves,...

Date: 1948-11-19 

Description: Members of the Madison Who's New Club at a barn dance at the YWCA gymnasium. Square dance caller, Frederic E Risser, and his wife Elizabeth wearing a bonne...

Date: 1947-12-26 

Description: Rose Marie Licht and Jack Olds posing on a couch at the Masonic Temple. They are attending the annual Order of DeMolay holiday ball.

Date: 1944-02-19 

Description: Catherine Coleman and Lt. Gifford P. Foley wedding party, including the couple's parents, Mr. and Mrs. Thomas E. Coleman, Maple Bluff, and Mr. and Mrs. Joh...

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)
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