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Date: 1977-08-18 

Description: Sally Perringer (in the foreground) plays the Stumpf fiddle in the Firehouse Band from Port Washington. The performance took place at the eighth annual pic...

Date: 1959-09 

Description: Carol Bryant, Robert Rancourt and Nancy Fowlkes act out a scene from "The Cold Wind and the Warm", the opening play of the Madison Theater Guild season pre...

Date: 1877 ca.

Description: Scene from Golden Ingots at the College of Mount Saint Vincent, founded by the Sisters of Charity of New York in 1847. Costumed students act outdoors in a...

Date: 1939-12-17 

Description: Group portrait of Boys Choir wearing choir robes, holding song books and singing on stairs at the First Methodist Church, located at 203 Wisconsin Avenue.


Garden Party

Date: 1970-07-12 

Description: A woman in a polka-dotted suit chats with two men wearing wildly-patterned slacks and sport coats at a summer party. A man plays drums in the background.

Date: 1922 ca.

Description: Costumed students stand outdoors to act in a pageant celebrating the founding of the College of Mount Saint Vincent. The school was founded in 1847 by the...

Date: 1971-06 

Description: Poster advertising for a concert by Ike and Tina Turner at the Dane County Coliseum, in Madison, Wisconsin, June 26th, 1971. Features a picture of Tina Tur...

Date:  date unknown

Description: Street parade led by four men on horses with a marching band following. A crowd is gathered to watch the parade. People are sitting on benches in a park on...


Impromptu Concert

Date: 1964 

Description: A group of adults and children at an impromptu concert held outdoors during Freedom Summer outside of the Freedom School at Priest Creek Baptist Church. Li...

Historical Essay

Happy Days Bowling Shirt

Wisconsin Historical Museum Object – Feature Story

Leopard Lodge League bowling shirt costume worn on Happy Days television series, 1977-1984. (Museum object #2006.39.1)


Description: Billhead of Neese, Kustermann & Root of Green Bay, Wisconsin, stationers, printers, book-binders, and dealers in musical instruments and sewing machines. T...

Date: 1922 ca.

Description: View of an outdoor pageant tableau at the College of Mount Saint Vincent, founded in 1847 by the Sisters of Charity of New York. Students stand in a wooded...

Date: 1970-04-25 

Description: Close-up of possibly Bob Richey or Bobby Davis, on stage playing drums for Luther Allison. The audience can be seen in the background.

Date: 1949-12-16 

Description: Ruth Ann Tilker, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Fred W. Tilker of 106 Ohio Avenue, is an active 4-year-old baton twirler. She started lessons with her brother B...

Date: 1942-08-15 

Description: A group of school-age children with a several adults sitting outdoors with band instruments at a Civilian Defense Rally.

Date: 1931 

Description: Page from an album kept by Neighborhood House, with two images. The one on top is of the Bluebirds girls' group playing musical instruments as adults lead...

Date: 1958 ca.

Description: Portrait of Menoninee Indian performer in full dress seated for waist-up portrait. Member of the Peavey Falls group of dancers and musicians from the Menom...


Moravian Church

Date:  date unknown

Description: A view of the round belfry, which contains a clock. A group of men pose around the bell, playing instruments.

Date: 1941 

Description: Group portrait of the cast of the Paul Bunyan pageant. All of the campers are in costume, and are arranged in a semi-circle around some of the implements u...

Date: 1970-04-26 

Description: View from stage of Phil Lesh and Ron "Pigpen" McKernan playing with the Grateful Dead. Behind them, Mickey Hart and Jerry Garcia are visible.

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