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Description: Front cover of Prospectus of The Chippewa Spring Sanitorium Hotel. A rendition of the hotel is included along with the words "Health, Rest, And Joy".

Date: 1952-07-22 

Description: Ten-year-old David Paepke, Sauk City, is pictured with the new Sears Roebuck and Company bicycle he won in the Madison Bicycle Safety Week slogan competiti...

Date: 1959-01-05 

Description: Jim Gallagher (left) and Whitney Gould sit indoors while putting on their skates.

Date: 1950-05-30 

Description: Vernie Swenson, 4 1/2, on the left, and her brother, Juddy, are shown in the exotic costumes they wore at the Memorial Day parade and celebration sponsored...

Date: 1959-01-05 

Description: "Bundle up Tight" is the theme of this tobogganing group as they don winter clothing in preparation for outdoor activities. Shown from left to right are Ma...


Wrestling Contest

Date: 1954-08-30 ca.

Description: Elevated view of crowd of bystanders gathered in front of the tent of Jimmy Demetral's Wrestling Arena on the midway at the Wisconsin State Fair, as male w...

Date: 1909 

Description: Holiday postcard of holly with Santa inside of an oval gold border. He is wearing a red coat, green mittens, a fur hat and has a basket filled with toys on...

Date: 1952-07-20 

Description: Portrait of nine Madison street department workers who have prepared the derby hill for the Soap Box Derby for the past seven years. Kneeling, left to righ...


Description: Hugo in hat and coat posed on boardwalk in ravine between Minahau Stadium and Urbandale Park area, with large building behind him.


Swine Competitors

Date: 1962 

Description: Competitors in the Junior Livestock Exposition with their pigs before the judging.

Date: 1958-03-19 

Description: Portrait of Coach John Jung, Manitowoc High School boy's basketball coach. The team participated in the 1958 high school basketball tournament.

Date: 1967-07-25 

Description: Chicago White Sox pitcher, Don McMahon, signs autographs for fans before a game.

Date: 1949-01-06 

Description: Group portrait of the Madison Cardinals ice hockey club (in uniform) sponsored by the Milwaukee Road Madison Service Club. The team was captained by Lee Fi...

Date: 1962 

Description: Alice in Dairyland 1962, Sylvia Lee Kafkas, poses with a young winner and his entry at the regional Junior Livestock Exposition in Eau Claire.

Date: 1957-09 

Description: Six boys checking out the features of a new McCormick Farmall 450 tractor at the World's Conservation Exposition and Plowing Contest, September 17-20.

Date:  date unknown

Description: State Fair barker announcing side show attractions to a crowd of children, featuring "Midget City, the World's Tiniest Entertainers" and "Baby Thelma, 619...

Date: 1912-10 

Description: Drivers make last minute adjustments to their automobiles at the start of the Milwaukee Grand Prize race (later called the American Grand Prix).

Date: 1956-07-17 

Description: Group portrait of the Wisconsin State Journal team from the West Midget Vilas Number 4 League of the Madison Boys Baseball Program.



Date: 1960-11-28 

Description: A group of Van Hise school 7th graders watch a working model of a paper-making factory as they tour the Papermobile. The Papermobile is a 35-foot trailer...

Wisconsin Historical Museum Object – Feature Story

Duncan Butterfly yo-yo manufactured by the Flambeau Corporation, Baraboo, Wisconsin, 1988-1995. (Museum object #2001.83.13)
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