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Photograph

Country Cemetery

Date: 1963-07-21 ca.

Description: View of a small cemetery in the countryside with a tree in the center. The cemetery is enclosed by a thin metal fence with gate. There is a hill in the bac...

Date: 1948-01-22 

Description: Pictured at the Mt. Horeb Chamber of Commerce 25th anniversary banquet are three clergymen who have been active in the organization. Left to right are: Rt....

Date: 1960-07-09 

Description: The Madison branch of the Women's International League for Peace and Freedom entertain foreign women living in Madison at a garden tea, held to observe the...

Date:  

Description: Pages 2 and 3 from the Walter Hagen Honey Center Golf Balls Pamphlet. Black and yellow drawings of the tomb of king tut and a vessel of honey, and a man wo...

Date: 1953-06-16 

Description: A photographic tribute to Madison dads on Fathers Day includes a photograph of Madison City Engineer John G. Thompson and his three sons, Jim Thompson, Dou...

Date:  date unknown

Description: Vel Phillips in a group. The man and woman in the foreground are shaking hands. The men are wearing suits and the women are wearing dresses. Several have n...

Date: 1913-04 

Description: Professor Perry Holden and Governor Luther Egbert Hall shake hands over a contract to grow 100,000,000 bushels of corn in Louisiana in 1913. A group of men...

Date: 1952 

Description: Holiday card with a scene of a village in New Mexico. Adobe dwellings with hills, fences, a ladder, trees and a burro can be seen in the background. Six fi...

Date: 1948-01-20 

Description: Officers and speakers attending the annual dinner meeting of the Wisconsin Council of Churches: front row, Dr. Hermann Morse, administrator of the Presbyte...

Date: 1897 ca.

Description: Two young men and ten young women in white dresses seated in a semi circle on the stage of the Black River Falls Opera House. The stage is decorated with l...

Date: 1951-09-14 

Description: Sign burning for the Dells Pioneer Village, with Jerry and Mary Claire.

Photograph

Foster Parents

Date: 1957-01-29 

Description: Two officers of the Madison Women's club serve refreshments to two foster parents. They are Marie Oakey, chairman of the Women's Club social service depar...

Date: 1946-11 

Description: Senator Claude Pepper of Florida greets admirers at the annual convention of the Southern Conference for Human Welfare. Pepper was present to deliver the k...

Date: 1947-07-26 

Description: Elevated view of Walter Becker's body in a casket in the front of the Zion Evangelical Lutheran Church, 247 Division Street. The casket is surrounded by fl...

Date: 1951 

Description: Luncheon or dinner group at the Top Hat restaurant celebrating a birthday party for Joseph L. (“Roundy”) Coughlin, a local newspaper columnist.

Historical Essay

Early Two-Piece Bathing Suit

Wisconsin Historical Museum Object – Feature Story

Two-piece bathing suit worn by Lois Nelson of Racine, Wisconsin, c. 1947. (Museum object #2003.113.6A-B)

Date: 1953-06-16 

Description: A photographic tribute to Madison dads on Fathers Day includes a photograph of Dr. James J. Nania, a dentist, with his three sons John Nania, James Nania,...

Date: 1955-07-23 

Description: Seated at a candle-lighted table are left to right: Russell Sheaf, Dr. George H. Benson, Mrs. Sheaf, and Mrs. Benson in costume at the Blackhawk Country Cl...

Date: 1948-12-03 

Description: "Mrs. Louise Watson, patriotic instructor of the Lucius Fairchild Women's Relief Corps, is shown as she presented an American flag to Girl Scout Troop 115...

Date: 1950 

Description: Holiday card of a die cut head of Santa Claus and a gold edged, embossed, black, square card. There is a hole at the top of both pieces with a tasseled str...

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