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Date: 1948-05-28 

Description: Dane County traffic police with Jimmy Christensen pointing to his plans for a soap box racer. The traffic police are sponsoring Jimmy in the Soap Box Derby...

Photograph

Big Nine Track Meet

Date: 1948-05-28 

Description: Preliminary hurdle race at the Big Nine Track Meet in Camp Randall Stadium. A crowd watches from the stands.

Date: 1961-05-05 

Description: Mary Frances Kelly, 1105 Emerald Street (foreground), and Georgia Nelson, 314 Merrill Crest (background), model for the West High Girls' Club "Around the F...

Date: 1946-06-05 

Description: Two painters, shown on a Company scaffold from Safway Steel Scaffolds, at Villa Maria, 615 Howard Place. Safway Steel Scaffolds Company, offices at 940 Wil...

Date: 1952-02-11 

Description: Group portrait of some of the women of the Saint Catherine's Guild who are in charge of arrangements for the Annual Dessert and Style show at Grace Episcop...

Photograph

Golden Agers

Date: 1957-01-08 

Description: Jacob Isaacs, Albert Dizon, and Jacob Miller (left to right) enjoy dessert at the monthly afternoon party put on by the Council of Jewish Women at the Cong...

Photograph

Big Nine Track Meet

Date: 1948-04-27 

Description: Michigan shot putter Charley Fonville, at the Big Nine track meet. He set a new Big Nine outdoor shot put record.

Date: 1951-03-01 ca.

Description: Governor Walter J. Kohler, Jr. signs a bill that would liberalize state housing loans to veterans. The legislators grouped around him in the Governor's off...

Historical Essay

Boy's Dress

Wisconsin Historical Museum Object – Feature Story

Dress worn by John Kiser as a child near Oregon, Wisconsin, c. 1856. (Museum object #1950.5744)

Date: 1948-11-08 

Description: Madison City Manager Leonard G. Howell signing a proclamation designating Nov. 7-13 as Optimist Week in Madison. Looking on, left to right, are Charles Tho...

Photograph

Sid Holding a Trout

Date:  date unknown

Description: Portrait of Sid standing and holding up a trout in his hands. Both Sid and the trout have an unlit cigar in their mouths. Sid's nails are stained, probably...

Date: 1959-06-08 

Description: 4-H members, some of them dressed in old-fashioned costumes, serve homemade cakes and donated ice cream at an ice cream social on Capitol Square. Proceeds...

Date:  date unknown

Description: Studio portrait in front of a painted backdrop of a woman standing near a table wearing a dress with her hand held behind her back. The dress has fringe de...

Date: 1957-05-01 

Description: Lillian Simonson, Altrusa Club member and Marquette School principal, is shown giving a preview of a wishing well to youths Jerry Bailey and Janet Dahl.

Date: 1948-05-27 

Description: Freddy Fleury, 14, of 210 N. Paterson Street, talks over plans for his 1948 Soap Box Derby racer with Master Sgt. Wilfred W. Wall at the U.S. Army & Air Fo...

Date: 1951-01-01 ca.

Description: Newly inaugurated Governor Walter J. Kohler, Jr. sits at his desk in the Governor's office. Behind him are several bouquets of flowers and a Wisconsin flag...

Photograph

Open Casket

Date: 1870 ca.

Description: Open casket of a young bearded and moustached man outdoors. There is a canvas covering used as a backdrop.

Wisconsin Historical Museum Object – Feature Story

Inauguration gown worn by Wisconsin First Lady Sue Ann Thompson at her first inauguration ball, 1987. (Museum object #2003.61.1a-b)

Date: 1918 ca.

Description: Richard "Dick" Lloyd Jones stands on Walker Court beside house at 617 S. Brearly Street. The Jones family home is in the background.

Date: 1948-11-11 

Description: Color bearers from the National Guard, the Veterans of Foreign Wars, the two American Legion posts, the Spanish-American War veterans, their auxiliaries, a...

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