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Photograph

Harriet Mead Haas

Date: 1950-12-29 

Description: Mrs. Harriet Mead Haas is presented with a doll called "Red Feather Kid" and silver pin for her services to the Madison Community Chest. At left is Franci...

Date: 1961-05-09 

Description: Exterior view of the hen house on the Elizabeth McCoy Syene Road farm. It was converted into a gift shop for the annual Altrusa club annual country fair.

Date: 1946-07-13 

Description: Horse-drawn wagon in a United Public Workers Parade/Demonstration through downtown. The horse bears signs that read "1946 One Horse Pay!" and "1846 One Hor...

Date: 1950-12-27 

Description: Group portrait of 15 players and 2 managers of the undefeated Madison West High School basketball team.

Photograph

Tour Car

Date:  date unknown

Description: A touring car filled with tourists outside of a building lobby. Text on the photo reads "Seeing Kansas."

Date: 1949-01-31 

Description: Group portrait of nine of the officials and managers of the Madison Industrial Baseball League. Front row (L to R) Eddie Corcoran, West Side Businessmen A...

Date: 1935 ca.

Description: Aerial view of Madeline Island including the tennis courts, houses, and the Old Mission Inn.

Date: 1961-05-02 

Description: Two small girls, one holding a toy, model spring dresses and shoes in preparation for the spring style show. The Opti-Mrs. Club of Middleton sponsored the...

Photograph

Tourist Cars

Date:  date unknown

Description: A line of tourist cars driving through a narrow road in Rainier National Park with redwoods on either side of the path. Text on the photograph reads, "Rain...

Date: 1959-05-09 

Description: The University of Wisconsin rowing crew gives coxswain Palmer Taylor the traditional heave-ho into Lake Mendota after the Badger crew defeated MIT, Columbi...

Date: 1951 ca.

Description: Winter scene with skiers getting ready to push off with bundled-up observers looking on.

Date: 1954-05-03 

Description: Dorothy Lutey shows her son Craig, age 9, how to swing a baseball bat. The photograph was taken for a Mother's Day article featuring the many roles perform...

Historical Essay

Aqualand Water Ski

Wisconsin Historical Museum Object – Feature Story

Water ski used at Camp Timberlane for Boys in Northern Wisconsin, 1962. (Museum object #2003.115.1)

Date:  

Description: Camper poised with racket to serve tennis ball. Her racket is raised in the air, and she is holding two tennis balls in her left hand. Original caption not...

Photograph

Polar Bear Club

Date: 1997-01-01 

Description: "Polar Bear Club of Port Washington."

Date: 1937 

Description: Exterior view of Shady Rest Cottage at Lake Breeze Resort. The building has a stone chimney and there is a wooden bench swing in the front yard.

Date: 1978-03 

Description: Kay Widmer, #23, waits for a rebound in the 1978 WIAA State Championship game against Omro.

Date: 1958-01-05 

Description: Ray Gross, Wisconsin center, barely got this shot off in time for one of his three baskets against Illinois.The four Illini shown are Roger Taylor (#11) Do...

Photograph

Craft Class

Date:  date unknown

Description: Girls sitting at a picnic table enjoy an outdoor craft class at Camp Alobregate. A building with a stone chimney is in the background.

Photograph

Swimming Meet

Date: 1946-07-03 

Description: View from B.B. Clarke beach of swimmers on a raft in Lake Monona ready to start a swimming race with people watching from shore. Races sponsored by Madiso...

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