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Date: 1935 ca.

Description: Interior view of the Fruits and Vegetables Building at the Wisconsin State Fair, showing the dining room and the tables decorated with lavish floral displa...

Date: 1873 ca.

Description: Wedding party at the Norway Grove Lutheran Church. Horses and carriages can be seen in the background.

Date: 1951-12-11 

Description: Head table at a dinner that honored Senator Joseph R. McCarthy, behind which is a large portrait of him. Senator McCarthy is second from the right. Over 2...

Date: 1931-10-14 

Description: A group of women representing Disabled American Veterans poses with Mayor Albert G. Schmedeman and a plaque proclaiming Forget-Me-Not Day.

Photograph

Rifle Championship

Date: 1959-04-07 

Description: Veteran marksman Forrest Henderson, left, of Mt. Horeb, accepts the Southwestern Wisconsin Rifle League championship trophy for the Mt. Horeb rifle team...

Date: 1992-12 

Description: Jill Bremigan in a black velvet and lace cocktail dress that she made from Butterick pattern 6402 (1992). She wore it to a Christmas party held in Madison,...

Date: 1870 ca.

Description: Stereographic view of New Richmond(?) during a fourth of July celebration. Identification has not been fully verified, but there was a Coombs Hotel in this...

Date: 1998 

Description: The cover of Volume A of the Widmer's fish fry collection with the drawing of a yellow perch. The quote at the bottom reads "You know what? We're glad we c...

Photograph

Hard-Time Party

Date: 1932 ca.

Description: Pupils of the Northey School, District No. 7, pose with their parents at a Halloween "Hard-time" party at the school. Many in the group wear ragged or outd...

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Description: A young man poses in front of a Natural History exhibit which includes a glass case of shells, butterflies and moths mounted on the wall. He donated his co...

Date: 1832 

Description: Pehriska-Ruhpa. Minatarre warrior with bow and arrow in the costume of the dog dance.

Date: 1949-12-07 

Description: A display of stocking dolls, rabbits, and cats made by members of the Margaret Street Club for distribution to underprivileged children by the Wisconsin St...

Date: 1995-07-22 

Description: Holy Union ceremony of Brian Bigler (right) and Ken Scott (left) on July 22, 1995 at the First Unitarian Church, Madison, Wisconsin. This may have been on...

Photograph

Theresa Library

Date: 1989-08 

Description: "A groundbreaking ceremony was held for Theresa's new library."

Date: 1958-01-30 

Description: Milwaukee Braves pitchers Warren Spahn (left)and Lew Burdette (right) flank Braves' General Manager John Quinn at the 5th Annual Diamond Dinner hosted by t...

Photograph

John H. Findorff

Date: 1947-05-15 

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

Historical Essay

Silver Wedding Presents

Wisconsin Historical Museum Object – Feature Story

Silver ladle and spoon given to Syndonia (Hobbins) Jackson of Madison, Wisconsin as a wedding present, 1872. (Museum object #1955.304,A)

Date: 1959-02-12 

Description: Four of the daughters who modeled in the Elks Club fashion show are: Marie Louise Durand, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Bert (Ethlyn) Durand, 4126 Mandan Cresce...

Date: 1929 

Description: Group portrait of three men seated near beer casks, each holding a small glass. One man wears a funnel as a hat. The photograph is inscribed with the toast...

Postcard

The Casino

Date: 1880 

Description: Monona Lake Assembly, The Casino. This structure, including the ice house and provision space, designed by Conover and Porter and built for $1700.00 in Jun...

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