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Date: 1915 ca.

Description: Family posed with Christmas tree in living room. Identified from left as Donna Taylor Adams, Alma Reinhardt Taylor, Ellen Taylor Higgins, and Fred Taylor...

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Description: The Native American daughter of Mrs. Bar, the school cook at the Warm Springs Agency in Oregon.

Date: 1935-04-29 ca.

Description: A woman outdoors next to a house stands over a large, black pot, possibly doing laundry. Four children play around the woman near the entrance.

Photograph

Conrad Seipp Jr.

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: Conrad Seipp, Jr. (1883-1909), poses for a full-length portrait wearing a sailor suit in front of a tapestry background. He was the youngest child of Conra...

Historical Essay

1957 Soap Box Derby Racer

Wisconsin Historical Museum Object – Feature Story

"Soap box" coaster car operated by Van Steiner in the All-American Soap Box Derby in 1957. (Museum object # 2009.56.1)

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: Mother and children on front porch. Identified as Fred Taylor in the baby carriage, Ellen Taylor Higgins, Alma Reinhardt Taylor, and Donna Taylor Adams.

Date:  date unknown

Description: Studio portrait in front of a painted backdrop of two European American girls posed standing and holding hands. They are both wearing matching, light-color...

Date:  date unknown

Description: View of a covered bridge spanning the Delaware River. Signs on the bridge read, "$25.00 Fine for Riding or Driving Faster than a Walk on this Bridge," and...

Date: 1920 ca.

Description: Two young boys sitting in a car wearing hats and sunglasses, play cops and robbers. One of the boys is thought to be Reginald Jackson, Jr., of Madison. App...

Date: 1899 

Description: Outdoor group portrait of eight members of the Thwaites family. Three of the women are sitting, and one has a young boy sitting in her lap. Two men, a woma...

Photograph

Scene on Route 19

Date: 1924 

Description: Two girls and a toddler pose on the side of the street on a sidewalk. Three girls play farther down near a storefront with two cars parked along the street...

Date: 1961-04-15 

Description: 1500 Cub Scouts, Boy Scouts, Explorer Scouts, and their adult volunteers in the Four Lakes Council participated in circus performances at the Dane County F...

Date:  date unknown

Description: Women and children play on the lawn in front of the cabins of Rockbridge Alum Springs, a camp for children. The children and adults are holding hands in a...

Date: 1950-07-10 

Description: Three boys playing a game of "washers" at the Olbrich park playground, one of the thirty parks included in the summer playground program sponsored by the B...

Date: 1949-12-01 

Description: Three girls from Lincoln School pose with an opossum that escaped from its cage. The students are, left to right, Nancy Hagen, Jean Diane Gutzman, and Jane...

Postcard

Park Hotel

Date: 1905 ca.

Description: Front view of the Park Hotel with a child seated in the foreground.

Date:  date unknown

Description: Ninth plate ambrotype of unidentified boy, probably the brother of G.W. Oakley. Seated half figure facing front, wearing buttoned jacket or sweater, white...

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Description: View looking down at a father and daughter walking on the sidewalk along the shore of Lake Mendota at James Madison Park. The father is playing with a bask...

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: Several members of the Krueger and Backhause families fishing along the bank of the Rock River. Mr. and Mrs. Backhouse and Florentina and Jennie Krueger si...

Photograph

White House Beehive

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Description: Beehive shaped like the White House. Two children stand behind.

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