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Date: 1950-09-12 

Description: "Homemakers' Holiday" was planned by the YWCA for wives and mothers between the ages of 18 and 35. Sitting and addressing invitations for the event are Mrs...

Date: 1918 

Description: Holiday card, red ink on light brown, speckled and textured cover paper. The text appears to be referring to the economic hard times during the presidency...

Date: 1972-12-24 

Description: Traditional outdoor nativity display at 3434 Lake Mendota Drive, including trees with lights.

Date: 1920 

Description: Holiday card with an image of a lady wearing a yellow, floor length gown and black comb in her hair. She appears inside of a geometric shape. The backgroun...

Print

Greetings

Date: 1938 

Description: Holiday card with printed wood grain. A box in the center with a white, brown and red border reads: "greetings" with a red star.

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...

Date: 1965 ca.

Description: Child's Valentine's Day card with a boy dressed in blue shorts and a blue and green striped shirt. He has his left hand on his heart which is beating, indi...

Date: 1907-07-04 

Description: View of a Fourth of July street scene taken in front of Eagle's Hall. The Hall was built by the Fraternal Order of Eagles, a group founded in 1898. Crowds...

Date: 1946-12-31 

Description: LOFT's New Year's Eve party. Left to right: Dick Price, Martha Truog, Walter Schar, Miriam Fansler, Jean Joyce, Don Grubb, and Jan Kleinheinz.

Date: 1946 

Description: New Year's Eve party at Deutschkron apartment. Eva Lauffer Deutschkron second from left in foreground, Martin Deutschkron is at far right; Berlin.

Date: 1949 

Description: Holiday card of the Sister Bay, Wisconsin, lakeshore. Three figures appear on the shore. Two boathouses, a covered boat, a pier, and two upright boats appe...

Photograph

Happy Days!

Date: 1944 

Description: A photograghic card created by Robert Doyle to wish friends and family "Iamu Mwasawa!" A smiling, quarter-length portrait of Robert Doyle in uniform appear...

Date: 1913 

Description: Valentine's Day postcard of a lady holding a heart, being "held up" by two "western-themed" Cupids holding pistols. She is wearing a pink and floral print...

Date: 1929-01-18 

Description: A woman demonstrates how to use a Hankscraft egg cooker in a mock Easter display window with Easter bunnies and Easter eggs.

Date: 1940-10-30 

Description: Group portrait of adults in Halloween costumes in the Colonial Room at the Loraine Hotel.

Date: 1917 

Description: A patriotic holiday card with the Statue of Liberty at the top with a wreath of holly behind her. She is standing on a red and blue bordered box that has t...

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: 1952-09-01 

Description: Spectators crowd the curb while watching the Labor Day parade on Capitol Square. Storefronts are visible behind them including Forbes-Meagher.

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)

Photograph

Nativity Creche

Date: 1955-11-21 

Description: Nativity creche (belonging to Mrs. Fred Chamberlin, 3475 West Belt Line?).

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