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Date: 1956-08-19 

Description: Portrait of Nora and Charles DeHaven taken for their golden wedding anniversary. They lived at 1504 Williamson Street, had 8 children, 21 grandchildren, a...

Date: 1956-08-10 

Description: Dr. William Beecroft presents the trophy to Faye Nelson of Blackhawk Country Club for winning the annual interclub golf meet. Margaret Hundt of Nakoma Golf...

Photograph

Rai-Molay "Royalty"

Date: 1956-07-29 

Description: Portrait of "royalty" for the semi-formal dance of the Order of Rainbow for Girls and Order of DeMolay for boys ("Rai-Molay") held at the Masonic temple. G...

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Description: This image was copied by artist Seth Eastman in 1849 and printed in Henry Rowe Schoolcraft's "Historical and Statistical Information respecting the... Indi...

Date: 1956-08-13 

Description: Joan Atwood shops for vegetables for a special recipe. Part of photo spread for WSJ Centennial Cookbook contest.

Date: 1939 

Description: Valentine's Day card featuring Clarabell, a Disney character. She is wearing a blue dress with a pink sash, pink gloves and black high heels. She is holdin...

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: 1900 

Description: Valentine's Day card that has foldout panels on both sides. The bottom layer is a heart-shaped card with a floral and metallic gold border, die cut and emb...

Print

Germany

Date: 1942 ca.

Description: Holiday card with a silhouette of a soldier with his gun, walking across a map of Germany outlined in red. The word "GERMANY" is printed in gray over it. I...

Date: 1975-03-20 

Description: Original caption reads: "K.P. Mazurek (left), President, International Harvester's Truck Division, receives the key to the city of El Paso, Texas, from May...

Date: 1974-04 ca.

Description: Hilton Hanna (left), a national leader in the Amalgamated Meatcutters and Butcher Workers union, swears in the new officers of Local 248 in Milwaukee.

Date: 2007-11-30 

Description: "Lynn waited on us at Rich's Restaurant in Cedarburg." From left going counterclockwise; Shirley Widmer, Carl Bernhard, Ralph "Buddy" Ruecker, John Bodden,...

Date: 1958-12-11 

Description: Three women pack Christmas gifts as part of a project in which members of 30 Dane County organizations "adopt" a patient at Mendota State Hospital. Partici...

Date: 1970-02 

Description: Congressman George Mahon of Texas, chairman of the House Appropriations Committee, welcomes newly-appointed Congressman David R. Obey to the committee and...

Date: 1959-06-09 

Description: The Toastmistress Club celebrates its first year in Madison with a combination guest night and initiation of officers at the Cuba Club Supper Club. Shown g...

Date: 1898 ca.

Description: American flags drape the walls of a large empty hall prepared with one thousand place settings for soldiers returning from the Spanish-American War.

Date: 1942 ca.

Description: Holiday card with an atomic bomb exploding with "Joy, Peace, Health, Happiness and Good Will" flying out of it. Below is the verse: "The atom bomb brings g...

Date: 1889 before

Description: Letterhead stationery of the La Crosse National Bank, with an engraved image of the bank building at the top.

Date: 1956-08-14 

Description: Elizabeth Schlotthauer sets a buffet table on her porch. The photograph was part of a spread for WSJ's Centennial Cookbook recipe contest.

Wisconsin Historical Museum Object – Feature Story

Cardboard Hanukkah decoration used by three generations of a Wisconsin family, c. 1960. (Museum object #2002.388.6)
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