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Date: 1944-12-22 

Description: Group portrait of ten employees of the Rennebohm's drugstore #12 at 2526 Monroe Street, posed at a Christmas party with Santa Claus.

Date: 1948-07-15 

Description: Women representing Presbyterian churches of Madison attended the garden party given at the home of Mrs. W.H. Conlin, 739 Farwell Drive, in honor of Mrs. Ho...

Date: 1949-01-03 

Description: Glady McConochie, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Chris McConochie of Pardeville, in center, taking her oath from Elmer H. Gibson, at left, commanding officer of...

Date: 1916 

Description: Maypole Dance at the May Fete on Bascom Hill. Just visible at the top of the photograph is the new Wisconsin State Capitol, completed except for the north...

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)

Date: 1948-09-15 

Description: John Gerlach, second from the right, was named "Most Valuable Player" in the Industrial League for 1948 and is the first to receive the Jimmy Dodge Memoria...

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...


Young Adult Club

Date: 1948-03-04 

Description: Young Adult Club of Madison celebrates its second anniversary with a dance. Six young adults pose by a cake, in front of a painted backdrop also decorated...

Date: 1951-06-23 

Description: John Earl and Patricia (Salisbury) Earl at their wedding reception on June 23, 1951 at the Edgewater Hotel. Flanked by best man Robert Salisbury, Jr. and...

Date: 1948-11-19 

Description: Members of the Madison Who's New Club at a barn dance at the YWCA gymnasium. Three women wearing bonnets pose next to a statue of Borden's "Elsie the Cow."...

Date: 1947-12-17 

Description: Agnes Dooley, John Fahning, Joe Ann Higgins, Ben Prochaska, Mildred Leach, and Tom Maloney in formal dress standing next to a reindeer and Santa Claus deco...

Date: 1945-06-13 

Description: Group portrait of members of East Side Business Club at speaker's table at spring banquet. Seated left to right: Mrs. J.H. Stumpf (Mildred), 2147 Oakridge...

Date: 1957-09-16 

Description: Mrs. Louis A. Pollock of Denver, Colorado represented the national board of the Council of Jewish Women while a guest at a tea put on by the Madison sectio...

Date: 1935-12-22 

Description: Group portrait of CUNA (Credit Union National Association) adults and children around a table with presents. There is a Christmas tree in the background.

Date: 1964-07-04 

Description: Three children, and a toddler in a stroller, pose at the edge of the street in front of the Faber home at 5706 Dogwood Place, Madison, Wisconsin. A decorat...

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)


Military Ball Queen

Date: 1948-04-09 

Description: University of Wisconsin 1948 Military Ball Queen, Mary Schneiders of San Diego, California, pictured with some of the dignitaries who attended the dance at...

Date: 1957-04-11 

Description: Four Madison members of the Wisconsin League of Women Voters enjoy tea at the Executive Mansion after a session at the Wisconsin State Capitol for the leag...

Date: 1947-12-27 

Description: From the left: Mrs. Harry P. (Mary) Stoll, Harry P. Stoll, Robert Wegner, Mrs. Robert Wegner (seated), and Tom McKay at the Hotel Loraine attending the Jun...

Date: 1947-03-05 

Description: Francis Beecher and Dorothy Rawlings indulge in a drink and conversation celebrating the 1st Anniversary of the Community Center's Young Adult Club.

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