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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: 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...

Photograph

Boy Scout Sled Race

Date: 1953-01-24 

Description: Boy scout sled team participate in the Klondike Derby sled race, where the boys are pulling the sled, on Monona Golf Course, with Nichols School in the bac...

Date: 1958-01-26 

Description: Three spectators wear winter hats while attending the Blackhawk Ski Club ski jump tournament. They include, from left, Carolyn Quisling, her mother Helen Q...

Date: 1941-02-11 

Description: A couple, most likely Gerda Wank with Joe Puccetti, in the middle of an ice skating exhibition. The man is holding the woman almost parallel to the ice whi...

Photograph

Man on Snowshoes

Date: 1924 

Description: A man poses on snowshoes, using a long walking stick in a wooded, snow-covered landscape.

Date: 1972-01 

Description: View from behind of group of spectators watching competitors at the World Snowmobile Championship.

Date: 1959-01-05 

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

Date: 1946-01-15 

Description: Arnold S. Zander making slush for ice skating rink border at 175 Virginia Terrace.

Date: 1958-01-26 

Description: Amatuer photographers and ski jumping spectators Irv Jacobsen and Forest Bakken attend the Blackhawk Ski Club's 11th annual jumping tournament. Both men ho...

Historical Essay

Curling in Wisconsin

Discover the rich history of the sport of curling in Wisconsin.

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Description: Three women and a man slide down a snowy hill on a wooden toboggan.

Date: 1940-02-19 

Description: A couple, most likely Gerda Wank with Joe Puccetti, in the middle of an ice skating exhibition. A crowd of children and adults is watching from a snowbank...

Date: 1958-01-26 

Description: Two members of the booster club of the Blackhawk Ski club are shown. They are Lies Jungbloed, left, a native of Holland, and Gudran Gudmundsdottir, a nati...

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:  date unknown

Description: Winter scene with six well-bundled passengers in a sleigh pulled by two horses and pulling two skiers behind. In the background are pine trees.

Photograph

Snowshoeing

Date: 1924 

Description: A man, likely Ferdinand Hotz, on short snowshoes carrying a long walking stick and his coat. A camera case and pair of ice skates hang from straps around h...

Photograph

Skiing

Date:  date unknown

Description: Four skiers start down a snow-covered slope while others look on.

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

Sledders

Date: 1912 ca.

Description: Winter scene with Muriel and Laurie Peterson, the photographer's children, reflecting on the snow conditions near their home in Scandinavia, Wisconsin. La...

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