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Date: 1930 after

Description: Holiday card with two Boston Terriers as radio announcers in front of microphones. The call letters on the microphones are "WLW" and "WSAI". On the inside...

Date: 1912 

Description: Holiday postcard of Santa Claus inside of an upside down horseshoe. He has his finger alongside his nose and is wearing a red suit and hat with blue trim....

Wisconsin Historical Museum Object – Feature Story

Festivus pole made of extruded aluminum alloy, manufacturer The Wagner Companies, Milwaukee, WI, used by Gov. Jim Doyle, 2005.(Museum object 2007.84.1A-C)

Date: 1939 

Description: Valentine's Day card featuring Clarabell, a Disney character. She is wearing a blue dress with a pink sash, pink gloves and black high heels. She is holdin...

Photograph

Memorial Day Parade

Date: 1967-05-30 

Description: "This photo, and all the following, were taken on Memorial Day, 1967."

Date: 1951 

Description: The inside of a holiday card. It shows the head of the company, D.C. (Clark) Everest, sitting at his desk. Four green frames across the top show different...

Date: 1970-12-02 ca.

Description: Poster advertising the Union Gallery and Crafts Committee Holiday Art Sale, held in the Main Lounge of the Memorial Union. A caricatured Santa is illustrat...

Print

Peace

Date: 1918 

Description: Holiday card with a line drawing of just the head of a child, possibly a cherub, with the word "PEACE" in the background. Below it says "Christmas 1918". L...

Discover the story of French traders saved from starvation by Ottawa Indians at the headwaters of the Chippewa River in 1659.

Date: 1966 ca.

Description: Lieutenant governor Patrick J. Lucey stands in front of a fireplace with his hands behind his back. To the right are his two sons, Paul and David. To the l...

Print

Best Wishes

Date: 1930 after

Description: Inside of a holiday card, showing a baby in a cradle with a star holding netting from above. To the right is the text "Best Wishes for A Merry Christmas an...

Date: 1909 

Description: Holiday postcard of a family in a car. It is decorated with flowers, foliage and ribbons. The parents are inside the car, and the son is sitting on the hoo...

Date: 1945-12-26 

Description: Three Madison girls, students at Kemper Hall in Kenosha, visiting in Madison during their Christmas holiday. Left to right are: Margot Schmidt, daughter o...

Print

NOEL

Date:  date unknown

Description: Photographic holiday card of an African American family posed over an image of three dimensional letters that read: "NOEL". The letters are slanting from u...

Date: 1962 

Description: Holiday card with Santa Claus holding a candy cane, surrounded by many symbols of the season: angels, stars, candles, birds, stockings, ornaments, gifts, b...

Date:  date unknown

Description: Holiday card of an angel with wings standing between two decorative bars. She is holding a broken sword and has halo behind her head with a flame over it....

Date: 1945-03-27 

Description: Janet Oldenburg decorates Easter eggs as her sister Nancy watches. They are the children of Mr. and Mrs. Hugh (Elizabeth) Oldenburg, 3429 Crestwood Drive,...

Date: 1885 

Description: A die cut holiday card that has moving parts. When the string at the bottom is pulled, pictures of children appear and disappear. The image is of a decorat...

Date: 1953-06-16 

Description: A photographic tribute to Madison dads on Fathers' Day includes a photograph of Raymond P. Sweeney and his five sons dressed in baseball uniforms. Pictured...

Date: 1859 ca.

Description: Valentine's Day card with young girl holding a doll. She and her doll are both wearing a dress. The girl has her hair in a snood. A verse appears below, "S...

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