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Date: 1954-11 

Description: A woman wears a necklace made by Erdine Stamm for the Art Guild holiday exhibit. It is made from a strip of velvet cording, two fishing corks, sequins, bea...

Date: 1961-02-07 

Description: The Women's Societies of Christian Service of the Methodist Churches of Madison observed the society's 20th anniversary with a "Heritage Tea." Dorothy Mel...

Date: 1924-12-16 

Description: This is page two of a letter written to Governor Emanuel Philipp from Helen Keller. She asks for his assistance in helping establish an endowment fund for...

Date: 1948-10-18 

Description: Admiring the decorations which the LOFT is making for the upcoming Halloween party and dance are Dolores Nemec, at left, and Georgia Kenyon, right. Both gi...

Date: 1974-07-11 

Description: Alma Schmidt Petersen, wearing a summer dress and flower lei, stands at a long table on the dining porch of the main house at Black Point Estate surrounded...

Date: 1959-05-04 

Description: Two members of the decorating committee for the Madison Catholic Women's Cub's banquet, Helene McAndrews (right) and Mildred Morganson, talk while seated.

Historical Essay

Menominee Fancy Dance Bustle

Wisconsin Historical Museum Object – Feature Story

Fancy dance back bustle made of dyed turkey feathers, Neopit, Wisconsin on the Menominee Reservation, c. 1982. (Museum object # 1982.48.8)

Date: 1954-12-11 

Description: Louise Frye and her three children prepare for Christmas by making Christmas tree decorations. Left to right: Timothy, age 9; Jeffery, age 7; Louise and E...

Date: 1955-06-25 

Description: Mrs. Robert Fisher (left), Loretta Iler, Bertha Lewis, and Florence Fitzgerald stand in the yard of Forrest and Loretta Iler home during a benefit tea for...

Date: 1944-07-12 

Description: Henry Bartholomay, Jr. and his wife, Clara Seipp Bartholomay pose at the corner of the screened porch at their summer home on the occasion of their fiftiet...

Date:  date unknown

Description: Steamship "Saint Paul" on the Mississippi River near Keokuk. Writing on the ship reads: "St. Louis, Quincy & Keokuk Jo Line Saint Paul." Postcard reads: "K...

Date: 1913-05-28 

Description: Power dam construction workers pause during a meal in the camp dining room. Oil lamps hang from the ceiling; overhead electric lights are also installed.

Date: 1954-12-11 

Description: Jean Brickson and her daughters Ann, age 4, and Betty, age 2, make cut-out Christmas cookies.

Photograph

John H. Findorff

Date: 1947-05-15 

Description: Building contractor John H. Findorff on his 80th birthday.

Date: 1971-03-27 ca.

Description: Poster advertising a dance marathon and party held in the Witte Hall Party Room on the University of Wisconsin-Madison campus. Features caricatured figures...

Date: 1949-03-10 

Description: Mailman George A. Perkins receiving a purse containing 25 silver dollars from Marshall Browne, publisher of the East Side News, on the 25th anniversary of...

Date:  date unknown

Description: A view of the Thunder Clan Feast Lodge. The flag is British and came to the Ho-Chunk when they joined forces with the British against the United States dur...

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Description: Front cover, bar menu, and trifold overleaf illustration from the Fox and Hounds Restaurant. On the cover is an illustration of the restaurant's wooden pla...

Date: 1947-01-06 

Description: Pictured at the inaugural reception at the state executive residence are from the left: Mr. and Mrs. Claude Jasper, Parker Drive, and Lieutenant Governor...

Photograph

Flower Show Judges

Date: 1961-07-11 

Description: Judging flower shows requires a lot of training. Seated in a garden for the purpose of judging, are (left) Lurie Brewster Wear, a judge-in-training and (ri...

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