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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: 1953-06-16 

Description: A photographic tribute to Madison dads on Father's Day includes a photograph of Dr. Cyrus Reznichek, a physician, and his three children, Dick Reznichek, B...

Date: 1968 ca.

Description: Holiday card from the Committee to Defend the Conspiracy. The front is a picture of seven defendants that were under indictment for criminal conspiracy dur...

Date: 1920 ca.

Description: Ornaments from a "Whitney's Valentine Material" kit. These were combined with the "folders" (cards) and paper lace to create personalized Valentine's Day c...

Date: 1918 

Description: Holiday card with a young girl looking at herself in the mirror. She is wearing a white dress with a green sash, white stockings, black shoes and a militar...

Date: 1955 ca.

Description: Child's Valentine's Day card. A heart appears in the center with the text "I'd sure like to - 'Make Some Time' with you, Valentine!" A girl's face is in th...

Date: 1961 

Description: Holiday card from President Kennedy and First Lady, Christmas. Front of card depicts the White House on a snowy day with a horse-drawn carriage making its...

Wisconsin Historical Museum Object – Feature Story

Festivus pole made of extruded aluminum alloy, manufacturer The Wagner Companies, Milwaukee, WI, used by Gov. Jim Doyle, 2005.(Museum object 2007.84.1A-C)

Date: 1870 ca.

Description: Valentine's Day card with a woman sitting in a meadow reading a book. She is wearing a yellow dress and a red hat with a feather. To the right in the backg...

Photograph

Memorial Day

Date: 1993-05 

Description: Mourners, miltary band, and white crosses on Memorial day.

Date:  date unknown

Description: Holiday card of a girl pulling a sled with two gifts on it. She is wearing a green coat and hat with white fur trim, and red mittens. A snowy hill and a tr...

Print

Greetings

Date: 1914 ca.

Description: Holiday card of a Native American woman holding a patterned bowl of holly and berries. A blanket is draped over her shoulders, and a red and green headband...

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Description: Holiday card with a uniformed nurse standing under mistletoe, while a soldier and a sailor are walking towards her, presumably to kiss her. Inside a red bo...

Photograph

Carving the Turkey

Date: 1965-11-25 

Description: A man takes pleasure in the carving of the Thanksgiving turkey, with other food items in the foreground and vending machines behind him.

Date: 1991 

Description: Christmas card from the President and Mrs. Bush, titled: "The Family Tree, Upstairs at the White House". On the front is a painting of the Bush family tree...

Date: 1881 

Description: Valentine's Day card with a border of white flowers surrounding a smaller polka dot border. Inside is the text "St. Valentine's Day", daisies and a bee. Th...

Date: 1920 ca.

Description: Valentine created using a "Whitney's Valentine Material" kit. The "folder" (card) has a house in the country surrounded by flowers. Over that paper lace is...

Date: 1914-02-13 

Description: Valentine's Day postcard with a Dutch woman and man facing each other. She is wearing a yellow dress, white bonnet, wooden shoes (clogs) and carries a bask...

Date: 1906-11-29 before

Description: Front cover and menu pages of the a la carte and table d'hote options for Thanksgiving dinner at the Schlitz Hotel, with a boy wearing only a chef's hat an...

Date: 1958-01-02 

Description: Members of Nakoma Golf Club attend the New Year's Eve "Sno-Ball" dinner dance. They include (left to right) Ruth and William Garrott and A. F. and Emily Ah...

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