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Photograph

Madison Art Guild

Date: 1957-01-07 

Description: Madison Art Guild oil painters participate in a workshop at Doris Brobst's home at 211 Lathrop Street. Seated: Virginia Oosterhous. Standing: Kathleen Cl...

Photograph

High Dive

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: Elevated view of a crowd watching a diver who has launched himself from a high ladder supported by guy wires. The railing around a small pool is visible on...

Date:  date unknown

Description: A fashionably-attired Billie (Violet) Sidell poses seated on the front fender of an automobile, which appears to be parked on a bridge.

Photograph

The Sidell Sisters

Date:  date unknown

Description: The Sidell sisters strike a dramatic pose as Billie (Violet) stands with Pierre draped upside-down across her shoulders. The sisters performed at this time...

Date: 1942-08-15 

Description: A man with a gunny sack swung over his shoulder is dressed as a hillbilly with a wig and a fake beard. Next to him stands a man dressed as a preacher, and...

Date: 1952 

Description: Letterhead for the Wisconsin State Fair, with a state fair ribbon superimposed on a silhouette of the state, and two vignettes of agricultural and industri...

Date:  date unknown

Description: Pierre Sidell poses in a ballet dancing costume and pointe shoes, standing en pointe. The photograph is inscribed, "To my Teacher Leo Kehl. Pierre Sidell".

Photograph

Garbage

Date:  

Description: Color publicity photograph of the band members from Garbage, a Madison, Wisconsin rock band. From left to right are Butch Vig, Steve Marker, Shirley Manson...

Date: 1925 

Description: Page from a scrapbook kept by Neighborhood House, with two views of a play performed for Valentine's Day. One side shows a person dressed in jester's attir...

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Description: Letterhead of magician and entertainer Ben Bergor, promoting his availability as an after dinner speaker ("a truly new and humorous approach in storytellin...

Photograph

Garbage

Date: 1998 ca.

Description: Color publicity photograph of band members from Garbage, a Madison, Wisconsin rock band. From left to right are Duke Erikson, Steve Marker, Shirley Manson,...

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Description: Five men and a boy outside a tent, one dancing with snakes, two others playing a guitar and mandolin.

Photograph

Garbage

Date: 1998-07-02 

Description: Publicity photograph of band members from Garbage, a Madison, Wisconsin rock band. From left to right are Butch Vig, Duke Erikson, Shirley Manson, and Stev...

Photograph

Garbage

Date: 1998 ca.

Description: Color publicity photograph of band members of Garbage, a Madison, Wisconsin rock band. From left to right are Duke Erikson, Butch Vig, Shirley Manson (seat...

Photograph

Madison Art Guild

Date: 1957-01-07 

Description: Eloise Haas (left), Helen Burkhardt, Harriet Denniston make pottery during the Madison Art Guild workshop held at the Brobst home recreation room at 211 La...

Historical Essay

Caine Mutiny Costume

Wisconsin Historical Museum Object – Feature Story

Naval uniform costume worn by actor Fred MacMurray in the 1954 motion picture "The Caine Mutiny." (Museum object #2009.19.1)

Date: 1957-05-17 

Description: Portrait of some of the active alumni of the Youth Summer Theater. Seated in front is Mary Kate Lorenz. Others left to right: David Starkweather (standing,...

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Description: Ben Bergor letterhead, promoting Bergor as a theatrical agent and entertainment consultant, with a cartoon of a bird wearing a top hat and a bow tie, and c...

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Description: Letterhead of the A.J. Schneider Music Company of Kenosha, Wisconsin, dealers in "pianos, victrolas, records, etc.," with a lineup of well-known opera sing...

Date:  date unknown

Description: Billie Sidell, dressed as a man, poses with her sister, Pierre Sidell, who is sitting on her shoulder. They are wearing elaborate, ornate costumes.

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