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Missionary in Canoe

Date: 1941 before

Description: Woodcut illustration of a missionary priest wearing a robe standing in the fore of a canoe as it comes ashore paddled by a person in the aft. An Indian on...

Date: 1918 ca.

Description: Interior of the Troitski Cathedral, showing the alter of the cathedral, chandeliers, large floor candle holders, and iconographic wall panels.

Date:  

Description: Charred remains of a Baptist College after having been burned.

Date: 1946 after

Description: Cardinal Spellman stands with hat in hand looking off to his right. His full body and Cardinal robes are visible. In the left third of the image, a photogr...

Date: 1958-10-03 

Description: A special novena in honor of Our Sorrowful Mother was held at Our Lady Queen of Peace Catholic Church. Reverend C. M. Brissette of the National Shrine of S...

Historical Essay

Ukrainian Decorated Egg

Wisconsin Historical Museum Object – Feature Story

Pysanky Ukrainian Easter egg decorated by Wisconsin artist Betty Pisio Christenson, 1980s. (Museum object #1996.118.356)

Date:  date unknown

Description: Studio portrait of three children with flower bouquets in front of a painted backdrop. One boy is seated and two girls are standing. All of the children ar...

Date:  date unknown

Description: Interior of First Methodist Church, including a rosette window, altar, and part of the seating area. The altar area contains a pulpit flanked by two chair...

Date: 1959-09-17 

Description: Bishop Donald A. V. Hallock (right) of the Milwaukee diocese of the Episcopal church is shown with officers of the Episcopal Churchwomen of the Northwest C...

Date: 1950-04-17 

Description: A group of Westminster Presbyterian Church members in old fashion dress recreate an old-time singing school as a fund raiser to bring five displaced person...

Date:  date unknown

Description: A view of a bedroom with bed, dresser, and desk. The windows have lacy curtains and the top of the desk contains multiple Kewpie dolls

Photograph

Girl Scout Troop 7

Date: 1948-11-27 

Description: "Members of new Girl Scout Troop No. 7 of St. James' church are completing their fourth Girl Scout clothing kit to be sent to needy children overseas."

Historical Essay

Purim Costume

Wisconsin Historical Museum Object – Feature Story

Costume worn by Gary Ray Howards of Racine during the Jewish holiday of Purim, 1957. (Museum object #2003.20.2)

Date: 1959-01-28 

Description: Thousands of Lutherans attend the National Lutheran Evangelism conference held in Madison at the Dane County Fairgrounds. The conference has its own public...

Date: 1954-07-16 

Description: Esther Hauver puts money into a basket held by Nettie Stafford. Proceeds from the Missionary tea will go to the Embudo Presbyterian Hospital in New Mexico...

Date: 1876 ca.

Description: View of the front and side of the First Norwegian Lutheran Church. Trees along the sidewalk have protective wooden trellises. This view is part of a set o...

Date: 1938-06-07 

Description: Five children looking at map of Presbyterian missions located throughout the world, at Christ Presbyterian Church, located at 124 Wisconsin Avenue.

Date: 1959-11 

Description: Four members of the Rachel S. Jastrow chapter of Hadassah work on decorations for the annual eye bank luncheon to be held at Temple Beth El. Left to right...

Date: 1915 ca.

Description: An interior view of the Masonic Temple, looking east through the Lodge room.

Date: 1959-11-05 

Description: At the completion ceremonies for apprentices moving on to journeymen in the building trades, are (left to right): master of ceremonies O.T. Harvey, Rev. J....

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