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Date: 1953-05-16 

Description: View down the 700 block of State Street towards the Truax Field Honor Guard marching past the State Barber Shop on Armed Forces Day. Park Street and the bo...

Date: 1901-07-04 

Description: Syl, Gordon and Harold playing with fireworks on a lawn. A hammock strung between two trees is visible in the background.

Photograph

New Year's Babies

Date: 1953-12-29 

Description: Portrait of Dennis McCarthy riding a toy horse. The photograph was one of a series featuring the children born one year ago on New Year's Day of 1953.

Date: 1879-12-20 

Description: A program for a Christmas event at Toechter Institut.

Photograph

Memorial Day

Date: 1953-05-30 

Description: View from street of children and adults gathered along the sidewalk to watch as Madison observes Memorial Day with a parade and three memorial services aro...

Date: 1955 ca.

Description: Child's Valentine's Day card. A puppy wearing a blue bow sits with his front paws on an old fashioned cash register. On the keys is the text "I LOVE U". A...

Date:  date unknown

Description: Five children dressed in Halloween costumes with jack-o-lanterns hanging overhead. Two of them are Robert J. Taylor's daughters, Ellen and Donna Taylor.

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: 1947-04-29 

Description: Connie Wear, 332 Lakewood Boulevard, hanging a bright green May Basket that she made in Marjorie Deakman's nursery school, Lakewood.

Date: 1901-07-04 ca.

Description: Syl and Pa, both wearing hats, sit on a lawn lighting fireworks. There is a tent or open-sided awning behind them among trees.

Date: 1839-06-27 

Description: Invitation for Darwin Clark to the Independence Ball on the 4th of July, 1839 at the American Hotel.

Date: 1902 ca.

Description: Boys walking in a Memorial Day parade, in front of the Women's Relief Corps with umbrellas.

Photograph

Memorial Day

Date: 1953-05-30 

Description: Madison observed Memorial Day with a parade and three memorial services. A Memorial Day address by Assemblyman Elmer L. Genxmer was followed by a wreath ce...

Print

Ever Thine

Date: 1840 ca.

Description: Valentine's Day card with flowers and gold and white flourishes. Text at bottom reads "Ever Thine". It has been mounted to a piece of paper and a silhouett...

Date: 1947-04-28 

Description: Six children with the May Baskets that they have made in Marjorie Deakman's nursery school, 7 Bayside Drive, Lakewood, Maple Bluff. L to R: Paul Glass, 810...

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Date: 1969 

Description: Holiday card showing Santa Claus with his right arm around the neck of a black bull and holding holly in his left hand. Ticker tape is caught on the bull's...

Photograph

Parade

Date: 1967-05-30 

Description: View of a marching band leading a parade down a residential street.

Date: 1940-10-30 

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

Date: 1952-04-11 

Description: Rentschler's Greenhouse employee, Otto Wagner, holds Harold Kautzer, Jr., a 3-year-old neighborhood boy, to see and smell the easter lilies grown there.

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