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Date: 1948-02-07 

Description: S.S. Kresge Store, 25-27 East Main Street, display window featuring Valentine's Day gift selections, with sign, "Now! Every Tot Can Have a Ballerina (skirt...

Date: 1957-04-01 

Description: Governor Vernon W. Thomson receives a gavel made by school children in Israel upon his signing of a proclamation of World Jewish Child's Day. Members of th...

Date: 1957-12-14 

Description: Lida Gadager (left), Dale Bongey, Judith Harrison, and John Harrison attend the South Shore Methodist Church Young Adults Club Dance.

Date: 1954-01-25 

Description: Jean Mack, a Pi Beta Phi alumnae, models a gown she will wear to the Madison Alumnae Panhellenic Association Benefit Ball. The Ball raises money for Univer...

Date: 1966-09-13 

Description: Four members of the Who's New Club pose together at the Who's New fall luncheon. Two of the women wear leaf-shaped name tags.

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."...

Photograph

Planning a Wedding

Date: 1957-04-02 

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

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...

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: 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.

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: Three unidentified children sit in chairs in front of a Christmas tree. Two of the children hold dolls; the third holds a push toy. The tree is decorated w...

Date: 1947-12-19 

Description: Among the young dancers who attended the traditional Christmas party for the boys and girls of Nakoma in the gym at Nakoma School were, left to right: Nanc...

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...

Photograph

Tea Time

Date: 1934-05-08 

Description: Maple Bluff Country Club afternoon tea. Left to right: Mrs. John Stephan, Mrs. J.E. O'Connell, and Mrs. Theodore Lewis, President of the women's organizati...

Date: 1948-02-25 

Description: Two of the special guests of honor at the Women's Self Government Association celebration are Mrs. M.S. (Gertrude) Slaughter, and Mrs. Marvin B. (Lois) Ros...

Date: 1978-09-30 

Description: Full-length group portrait of a bride and her mother and father walking towards the center aisle of the First Unitarian Society Meeting House as the ceremo...

Date: 1940-03 

Description: Page from a scrapbook kept by Neighborhood House, with images of children on an Easter egg hunt in Columbus Park and crossing the street on their return, a...

Date: 1947-12-16 

Description: Four teenagers standing on the stairs at the Madison Club, 5 East Wilson Street, during a holiday formal party. Pictured left to right are: Kendall Glasier...

Photograph

Carol Lawton

Date: 1948-06-28 

Description: Carol Lawton, age 6, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Gerald Lawton, 3818 Euclid Avenue, is shown decorating her buggy for the Westmorland Community Association Ju...

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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