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Date: 1952-05-30 

Description: Two members of the Oregon Veterans of Foreign Wars drill team and some of the crowd gathered at Forest Hill Cemetery during services to dedicate a marble m...

Date: 1961-03-22 

Description: Mrs. Darwin (Marybelle) Waters of 3302 Nottingham Way won the "most original" prize for her hat decorated with crisp new dollar bills at the annual Mad Hat...

Date: 1937 

Description: Holiday card of a little girl with her finger in her mouth, peering into a mirror. She is wearing a white night gown and is holding a candle. Her hair is i...

Date: 1901-07-04 

Description: Syl holds a firecracker while Papa lights it. The exterior of a brick house is the background. Numerous firecrackers litter the ground at Syl's feet.

Date: 1945-12-26 

Description: Three Madison girls, students at Kemper Hall in Kenosha, visiting in Madison during their Christmas holiday. Left to right are: Margot Schmidt, daughter o...

Date: 1961-04-01 

Description: Kathy Jahnke and Florence Bunbury, members of Epsilon Sigma Alpha sorority, present Easter baskets to youthful patients at Morningside Sanatorium.

Explore a collection of decorated Easter eggs.

Photograph

Easter Outfits

Date: 1950-04-05 

Description: Three Madison high school girls model their Easter outfits featuring hats, dresses, gloves and high heeled shoes. Left to right: Lois Ann Hammer, West Hi...

Print

Greetings

Date: 1937 

Description: Holiday card with a branch of pink and red berries and green leaves over a metallic silver disc. The word "Greetings" appears below. Letterpress.

Date: 1961-03-29 

Description: Members of Alpha Chi Omega sorority and Evans Scholars at the University of Wisconsin gave an Easter party for young children at the South Side Recreation...

Date:  date unknown

Description: A Christmas greeting card featuring a view of a mining town with smoke stacks, gravel piles, houses, large buildings and distant mountains. Surrounding th...

Date: 1952-05-30 

Description: The unveiling of a marble monument dedicated to Madison's war dead at Forest Hill Cemetery as part of Madison's Memorial Day ceremonies. At the right of th...

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...

Date: 2011-12-25 

Description: Robert “Rocky” Skifton with his grandson Christopher Roberts (right) and son Danny (left) on Christmas.

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: 1937 

Description: Holiday card of a young boy dressed in a dark blue coat, mittens and hat. The symbol "AAA" on his hat stands for the "American Automobile Association". He...

Date: 1951 

Description: The inside of a holiday card. It shows the head of the company, D.C. (Clark) Everest, sitting at his desk. Four green frames across the top show different...

Date:  date unknown

Description: Five children dressed in Halloween costumes with jack-o-lanterns hanging overhead. Two of them are Robert J. Taylor's daughters, Ellen and Donna Taylor.

Date: 1944-11-23 before

Description: Front cover of "The Badger," official newspaper of the U.S.S. Wisconsin, with a Thanksgiving dinner menu set against an outline in red ink of a larg...

Date: 1937-02-11 

Description: Valentine's Day card made from a kit. The front and back are both shown. The front has a girl in a yellow dress holding a heart, surrounded by hearts and f...

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