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Date: 1946-05 

Description: Marge Bong talks with General Kenney on the Wisconsin State Capitol steps at the Major Richard Ira Bong (1920-1945), Memorial dedication, Memorial Day.

Date: 1911 

Description: Valentine's Day card made of four pieces. The main piece is of a large shell boat pulled by two swans on a pond filled with water lilies. A cutout of a lar...

Date: 1915 ca.

Description: A view of Mount Vernon on Arbor Day.

Date: 1976-11-25 

Description: Color photo of a Thanksgiving Day Parade, either Macy's Parade in Manhattan, New York, or Gimbels' Parade in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. A red and white In...

Date: 1910 

Description: Valentine's Day postcard featuring a girl and a boy. The girl, wearing a pink dress, stockings and shoes, with a red, white and blue sash and hair ribbon,...

Date: 1946-05 

Description: Marge Bong and General Kenney stand by bust of Major Richard Ira Bong (1920-1945), at the Richard Bong Memorial dedication on Memorial Day.

Date: 1883 

Description: Lithographed advertising card for the Oliver Chilled Plow Works commemorating the new year, 1884. The card features two color illustrations within a gold f...

Date: 1950-10-31 

Description: At Lapham School, more than 800 costumed children and their parents attended one of the largest Halloween night parties held in Madison. Judges Roundy and...

Date: 1983 

Description: Elevated view of crowd gathered in front of the U.S. Capitol for the lighting of the Capitol Christmas Tree. The tree was cut in the Chequamegon National F...

Date:  date unknown

Description: Hand-painted holiday card of three African American children eating watermelon. One girl sits on the ground, a boy has a watermelon in his lap, and the sec...

Date: 1962 

Description: Photographic holiday greeting card of a family posed on their staircase. A father, mother, two daughters and one son are pictured. At top is the text "Gree...

Date:  date unknown

Description: Valentine's Day card with Cupid holding a golden ribbon bow in the shape of a heart. He is surrounded by Forget Me Not flowers, and at the bottom of the ri...

Date: 1880 

Description: Holiday card. In the center are 4 choir girls singing, holding hymnals, and one girl playing the violin. They are all wearing white robes. In the backgroun...

Date: 1952-05-30 

Description: Cub Scout Pack 329 from Emerson School lines up on Doty Street for the Memorial Day parade around Madison's capitol square. Monona Tire Company on the corn...

Date: 1976-11-25 

Description: Color photo of Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade. The Macy's storefront can be seen in the background. A red and white International Harvester Scout 4x4 truck...

Date: 1965-02-10 

Description: Valentine's Day card with the image of an elephant. She is wearing a red hat with a pink bow and is standing up on her back legs. A red heart in the upper...

Learn about the history of Christmas cards and their various uses during World War I and II, and in postwar America.

Date: 1929-01-18 

Description: A woman demonstrates how to use a Hankscraft egg cooker in a mock Easter display window with Easter bunnies and Easter eggs.

Date: 1945-03-27 

Description: Jane and Janet Brandenburg, twin daughters of Mr. and Mrs. (Marian) Harold Brandenburg, 4134 Hiawatha Drive, posing in their identical Easter outfits.

Date: 1975 ca.

Description: Child's Valentine's Day card with a green, orange and pink top. The top has a face on it, and hearts surround it. The text "You're Tops, Valentine" appears...

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