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Date: 1959-01-05 

Description: Bob Renzichek (left) and Tom Knoncke wax their equipment before a day of skiing.

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Description: St. Paul Ice Carnival, Toboggan Slide in Palace Grounds. People grouped to the side of toboggan tracks, on stairs and at the top of slide. Two toboggans wi...

Date: 1935-01-16 

Description: Winter scene with boys ice skating on University Avenue, Madison, Wisconsin, after an ice storm. From left to right: G. Halamka, J.A. Zimmerman, A.J. Jark.

Date: 1970 

Description: Color advertising photograph of a woman and two children with a toboggan and an International Scout 4x4 pickup truck. A snow-covered sledding hill is in th...

Date:  date unknown

Description: George Beronja of West Allis poses with a trophy for speed skating.

Photograph

Sledding

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Description: Laurie, Muriel, and James Peterson, children of the photographer, sledding near the family home.

Date:  date unknown

Description: Junior Girls Speed Skaters Co-Champs, Andrea Melin, of Superior, Wisconsin, and Linda Schubert, of West Allis, pose together with their trophy.

Photograph

Tom Krehl

Date: 1956-12-29 

Description: Tom Krehl checks the clamps on an iceboat before going out for a ride.

Date: 1985 

Description: Steve Brown of Madison crouching on ice and holding a curling stone. He wears sweater with a patch that reads: "U.S. Men's National Curling Championship, M...

Date: 1969-01 

Description: A snowmobile rider long-jumps at the Eagle River Snowmobile Derby. According to the notes in the photograph album, this was the "world record long jump". T...

Date: 1954-01 

Description: Kenneth Kruse, a Madison policeman living at 5009 Flambeau Road, and his son Billy wait patiently for a nibble while ice fishing on Salmo Pond near Black E...

Date: 1970-12-23 

Description: Winter scene with teenage toboggan riders, Rick Borckel (age 14) and Pat Voight (age 13), hitting a bump on a hill in Brown Deer Park, Milwaukee.

Date: 1956-01-29 

Description: Portrait of two of the winners from the city speed skating finals at Vilas park, Carol Stokes and Kathy Stokes.

Date:  date unknown

Description: Two men and a woman sit on a toboggan in midair while riding down a snow-covered hill.

Historical Essay

Wooden Curling Stone

Wisconsin Historical Museum Object – Feature Story

Wooden curling stone used near Lodi, Wisconsin in the 19th century. (Museum object #1957.205)

Date:  ca.

Description: View of people playing winter sports (sking and skating) at Virginia Kendall Park, a large, snow-covered area with a dwelling in the background.

Date: 1957-12-19 

Description: Group portrait of nine directors of the Blackhawk Ski Club. Seated in the first row are Stan DuRose, Harold (Blue) Schmelzer, I. R. Jacobson, and Sam LaBar...

Date: 1940-02-25 

Description: Winter scene with cross country skiers from Eagle River skiing on the Anvil Lake Ski Trail in the Nicolet National Forest.

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Description: Letterhead of the King's Gateway Hotel in Land O' Lakes, Wisconsin, with header and footer views of the hotel and nearby Gateway Inn in color, and overlapp...

Photograph

Out of Action

Date: 1967-01-13 

Description: Dejected skier at home with cast and crutches, after breaking her leg practicing for competition.

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