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Photograph

Country Cemetery

Date: 1963-07-21 ca.

Description: View of a small cemetery in the countryside with a tree in the center. The cemetery is enclosed by a thin metal fence with gate. There is a hill in the bac...

Date: 1948-01-20 

Description: Shown from left to right at the Junior Chamber of Commerce Bosses Night banquet are: Lloyd Kohl, JCC president; William C. Sachtjen, Madison Council presid...

Date: 1960-07-09 

Description: The Madison branch of the Women's International League for Peace and Freedom entertain foreign women living in Madison at a garden tea, held to observe the...

Date: 1948-01-22 

Description: Pictured at the Mt. Horeb Chamber of Commerce 25th anniversary banquet are three clergymen who have been active in the organization. Left to right are: Rt....

Date: 2009-11-27 

Description: "Bridget was our waitress at Nan Sea's Tiki Bar and Grill, Dundee [Campbellsport]. From left to right, Jim Ruecker, Ralph "Buddy" Ruecker, John P. Widmer,...

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Description: Pages 2 and 3 from the Walter Hagen Honey Center Golf Balls Pamphlet. Black and yellow drawings of the tomb of king tut and a vessel of honey, and a man wo...

Date:  date unknown

Description: Vel Phillips in a group. The man and woman in the foreground are shaking hands. The men are wearing suits and the women are wearing dresses. Several have n...

Date: 1950 

Description: Holiday card with the "family tree" of D.C. III (David Clark Everest) and Rita Everest, on the front, and a map of the U.S.A. on the inside showing the two...

Date: 1947-02-12 

Description: Shown taking part in the "burning of the mortgage" ceremony Thursday night at the Madison YWCA are (from left to right): Mrs. C.V. La Duke, who formerly wa...

Date: 1944-12-02 

Description: Five members of the Madison chapter of the Milwaukee-Downer Club at the birthday party for Miss Ellen Sabin, president emerita of Milwaukee-Downer College,...

Date: 1951 

Description: Luncheon or dinner group at the Top Hat restaurant celebrating a birthday party for Joseph L. (“Roundy”) Coughlin, a local newspaper columnist.

Historical Essay

Early Two-Piece Bathing Suit

Wisconsin Historical Museum Object – Feature Story

Two-piece bathing suit worn by Lois Nelson of Racine, Wisconsin, c. 1947. (Museum object #2003.113.6A-B)

Date: 1953-06-16 

Description: A photographic tribute to Madison dads on Fathers Day includes a photograph of Madison City Engineer John G. Thompson and his three sons, Jim Thompson, Dou...

Date: 1955-07-23 

Description: Dr. and Mrs. L. Riley McCormick in costume, 2117 Monroe Street, playing the guitar and singing at the Blackhawk Country Club 1920s costume party.

Date: 1913-04 

Description: Professor Perry Holden and Governor Luther Egbert Hall shake hands over a contract to grow 100,000,000 bushels of corn in Louisiana in 1913. A group of men...

Date: 1952 

Description: Holiday card with a scene of a village in New Mexico. Adobe dwellings with hills, fences, a ladder, trees and a burro can be seen in the background. Six fi...

Date: 1948-01-20 

Description: Officers and speakers attending the annual dinner meeting of the Wisconsin Council of Churches: front row, Dr. Hermann Morse, administrator of the Presbyte...

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Description: A group of Highlander Folk School students on an outing, eating dinner at a restaurant.

Date: 1897 ca.

Description: Two young men and ten young women in white dresses seated in a semi circle on the stage of the Black River Falls Opera House. The stage is decorated with l...

Date: 1951-09-14 

Description: Sign burning for the Dells Pioneer Village, with Jerry and Mary Claire.

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