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Halloween Costumes

Date: 1931-10-31 

Description: Children pose in Halloween costumes at The Capital Times-RKO Strand Theatre Halloween party.

Photograph

John H. Findorff

Date: 1947-05-15 

Description: Building contractor John H. Findorff on his 80th birthday.

Date: 1931-11-01 

Description: Governor Philip F. La Follette presses a telegraph key at the Western Union Office to open an event in Green Bay.

Date: 1959-03-01 

Description: Madison Elks Lodge Past Exalted Rulers are guests during a night honoring former leading officials of the lodge. Past exalted rulers shown (left to right)...

Date: 1936-08-17 

Description: Neils Ruud, 824 E. Dayton Street, receiving the first unemployment compensation check issued in Wisconsin from Voyta Wrabetz, chairman of the state industr...

Date: 1960-05-18 

Description: Three members of the Truax Field Non-Commissioned Officers Wives Club take part in the entertainment at a party of the officers and their wives. Left to ri...

Date: 1960-05-10 

Description: Reservations are being taken for the Madison League of Women Voters' membership tea at the Executive Residence. Left to right: Katherine Benz, Gretchen Ihd...

Date: 1945-07-29 

Description: Eight Junior Red Cross young children (Mary Schaaf, Josephine Federicks, Nancy Fowlkes, Maralyn Savage, Bonnie Anderson, Peggy Huiskamp, Ruth Mary Noland,...

Date: 1959-02-03 

Description: 420 men turned out for the annual Ducks Unlimited dinner at Club Chanticleer. Ducks Unlimited was founded in 1938 by persons interested in wildlife conser...

Date: 1947-12 

Description: The living room of the Arthur Vinje home at 2800 Mason Street with the family Christmas tree and other holiday decorations.

Date: 1952-01-18 

Description: Winners in the Northwestern Ice Yachting Association ice regatta hold their trophies after the races held on Lake Monona. Left to right, front row, are Wil...

Date: 1959-03-04 

Description: The 13th anniversary of the Madison Young Adult Club is celebrated at a party at the Madison Community Center, 16 E. Doty St. Shown admiring a fancy cake (...

Photograph

V-J Day Celebration

Date: 1945-08-14 

Description: Four soldiers, one with liquor bottle and two others with noisemakers, standing on the Capitol Square. They are celebrating V-J Day, August 15, the day on...

Date: 1954-05-14 

Description: Alice in Dairyland (left) sits at a table with a group of men during a luncheon for Madison's Dairy Foods Festival.

Date: 1958-11-17 

Description: The Uptown Kiwanis Club honors six outstanding Dane County farmers at its recognition meeting during National Farm-City Week. Shown (left to right) are Wil...

Date: 1960-05-10 

Description: Some of those attending the St. Bernard Grade School football and basketball team banquet are, left to right: front row — Bob Dye, basketball co-captain; J...

Date: 1949-12-15 

Description: Mildred Holdhusen is shown striking a pinata at the Madison Woman's Club "Posada Mexicana" Christmas folk festival.

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: 1948-11-22 

Description: Some members at Dane County Democratic Club Victory Supper. Seated from left to right are Mrs. Julia Boegholt, national committeewoman for the state, Geor...

Historical Essay

La Follette Casket Flag

Wisconsin Historical Museum Object – Feature Story

United States Flag used to drape the caskets of both Robert M. La Follette, Sr. and Jr. (Museum object #1951.187)
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