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Coffin Cart

Date: 1946 ca.

Description: A coffin cart photographed by Sigurd Olson while traveling, probably in Germany, shortly after the end of the World War II.

Date: 1952-06-28 

Description: A zoo keeper stands beside Winkie, the Vilas Zoo elephant, as she eats her "birthday cake" to celebrate her birthday and second anniversary at the zoo.

Date: 1949-02-04 

Description: King Clayton Hahn, Milwaukee, and Queen Violet Norrman, Williams Bay, at the Junior Prom at the Great Hall of the Memorial Union.

Date: 1882 

Description: Card menu for the Wisconsin Authors' Club Banquet at Klosterheim. On the top left is a framed landscape of trees overlooking a body of water.

Date: 1959-12-01 

Description: Officers of the Philharmonic Chorus of Madison prepare for the annual Christmas concert held in the Central High School auditorium. Officers shown (left to...

Date:  date unknown

Description: View of a Moravian funeral on the front lawn of a home. Six men carry a casket toward a group of people playing musical instruments. On either side, grou...

Date: 1951 

Description: Front cover and interior of menu for the convention banquet of the Democratic Organizing Committee. On the cover is a drawing of a donkey kicking its back...


Carving the Turkey

Date: 1965-11-25 

Description: A man takes pleasure in the carving of the Thanksgiving turkey, with other food items in the foreground and vending machines behind him.

Date: 1940 

Description: Valentine's Day "secret pal" card with a peach on the front, and a cake and plum on the inside (all shown). The peach has long eyelashes, red lipstick and...

Date: 1991-07-04 

Description: New York members of Veterans for Peace, a national organization that united veterans of all wars, marching in a Fourth of July Parade.


German Graves

Date: 1940-10 

Description: Graves of German soldiers buried near Warsaw.

Date: 1944-07-04 

Description: Jack Rickert is painting words "1946 Pop. 2800" on the side of a Fourth of July Garden Queen Float. Above the painted sign the float is decorated with a pi...

Date: 1888 

Description: Card menu for a dinner for Judge Charles E. Dyer, given by his "legal friends in Milwaukee, at the Milwaukee Club." At the top is a stalk of wheat interlac...

Date: 1960-10-13 

Description: The Junior Division of the UW University League hosts a membership tea at the UW President's home for newcomers to the UW faculty and administrative staff,...

Date: 1958-07-01 

Description: Madison Mayor Ivan Nestingen, second from right, poses with scissors while opening the 36th Annual East Side Business Men's Festival, held at Voit Park. St...

Date: 1959-10-06 

Description: Geraldine Fitzpatrick, left, pours coffee at a welcoming event for new Shorewood Village residents. Standing are, left to right, Helen Cooper, event chairm...

Date: 1955-12-14 

Description: Margaret Cooper (left), Helen Weiss and Doris Pratt attend a banquet celebrating Phi Delta Gamma's 25th anniversary and Founder's Day.


Making Valentines

Date: 1958-01-30 

Description: Schoolgirls show one another the valentines they are making in class to celebrate the holiday.

Date: 1975 ca.

Description: Child's Valentine's Day card with a pink telephone on a large red heart. The text on the upper left reads "Nothing "Phoney" About This! Be My Valentine". T...

Date: 1959-03-01 

Description: Guests at the Madison Elks lodge Past Exalted Rulers night shown (left to right) are L. M. Basford, F. H. Seafeidt, Kenneth F. Sullivan, and Walter Lillesa...

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