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Date: 1950-01-29 

Description: Group portrait of the title winners in the all-city skating championships at Vilas Park. Shown on the ice are, from left to right: (front row) John Glidde...

Photograph

Ski Tow

Date:  date unknown

Description: Several skiers are pulled up a snow-covered hill by a ski tow while several others wait in line and another skier looks on from the hill.

Photograph

Toboggan Ride

Date: 1949-09-13 

Description: Winter scene with Lawrence College students tobogganing at Rib Mountain near Wausau.

Historical Essay

Curling in Wisconsin

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

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...

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: 1956-01-23 

Description: Terry Thomas, left, a member of the West High School Girls' Curling Club, prepares to send a stone down a sheet at the Madison Curling Club. Waiting with t...

Date:  date unknown

Description: Juvenile girls speed skater, Louise Jerome from Superior, Wisconsin, poses with trophy.

Photograph

Out of Action

Date: 1967-01-13 

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

Date: 1963 

Description: Morris Hults, 39, of Churubusco, Indiana, "para-kiting" behind International 4x4 Scout pickup on an ice and snow-covered Blue Lake, near his hometown.

Date: 1954-01 

Description: Harvey Gifford of 2541 East Johnson Street in Madison chops a hole in the ice on Salmo Pond near Back Earth in preparation for ice fishing, where he thinks...

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: 1910-01-22 

Description: Winter scene with boys on skis preparing to compete at the first ski tournament in Stoughton, Wisconsin, possibly in ski jumping.

Date: 1956-01-29 

Description: Group portrait of the winners in the boys division of the speed skating championship races at Vilas Park. Front row, left to right: Mike Bailey, Jim Sperli...

Photograph

Sledding

Date: 1914 ca.

Description: Laurie, Muriel, and James Peterson, children of the photographer, sledding near the family home. Handwritten on reverse, "Laurie, Muriel, James Peterson, c...

Date: 1946-01-15 

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

Date:  date unknown

Description: Two men are standing in the snow in the woods. Each man is holding one traditional wooden snowshoe. The man on the left has a pipe in his mouth and is poin...

Date: 1956-01-29 

Description: Group portrait of winners in the girls division of the Madison speed skating finals at Vilas Park. Front row, left to right: Kristine Thomas, Alice Jean D...

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:  date unknown

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

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