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Date:  date unknown

Description: Full-length studio portrait of a young child leaning against a stone wall prop. The child is wearing dark pants and a white and ruffled shirt with dark acc...

Photograph

Slumbercoach

Date:  date unknown

Description: Two women boarding the Slumbercoach car on a B&O Railroad passenger train. A Pullman porter carries two suitcases and a conductor collects tickets.

Date:  date unknown

Description: A young woman wearing a formal gown and mink stole looks at a portrait of a woman while sitting on a couch, as if waiting to go out for the evening.

Photograph

David Atwood

Date: 1861 

Description: Studio portrait of David Atwood.

Photograph

Campus Players

Date:  date unknown

Description: Group portrait of young adults, including Spencer Tracy, posing outdoors with luggage.

Date: 1958-11-20 

Description: Noni Foley and R.R. (Bud) Paunack model ski wear at the Madison YMCA Ski Club's fashion show.

Date: 1920 ca.

Description: University of Wisconsin students sit on the base of the Lincoln statue on Bascom Hill.

Date: 1917 

Description: Carl Peterson and his family, take a rest while driving their car on a rural dirt road. His son's name is Laurie and the girl is Muriel Peterson Jacobs. No...

Date:  date unknown

Description: Daisy Bates posed on a sofa between an unidentified man and an unidentified woman who is wearing a fur cape.

Historical Essay

Early Two-Piece Bathing Suit

Wisconsin Historical Museum Object – Feature Story

Two-piece bathing suit worn by Lois Nelson of Racine, Wisconsin, c. 1947. (Museum object #2003.113.6A-B)

Date:  date unknown

Description: Young Sigrid Schultz is with her mother in Berlin at what appears to be an open-air restaurant. They are both fashiobaly dressed in fine hats and dresses.

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Description: Studio full-length portrait in front of a painted backdrop of a European American woman posed standing with her arms folded behind her. She is wearing a li...

Photograph

Portrait of Woman

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: Three-quarter length portrait of a woman in "European dress." She is standing near a table and holds an object in her right hand. Carrie Chapman Catt in he...

Photograph

Marie Lefens

Date: 1910 

Description: Quarter-length studio portrait of Marie Seipp Lefens, one of the daughters of Chicago brewer Conrad Seipp with his first wife, Maria Josepha Teutsch. She i...

Newspaper Article/Clipping

Hosiery Logo

Date:  date unknown

Description: An oval-shaped blue and white logo depicting a woman holding a stocking over her head. Buildings, the sun, and waves are behind her. The text reads: "Wear...

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Description: A family portrait in front of a painted backdrop of H.H. Bennett, his wife Evaline, and their daughters Miriam and Ruth.

Date: 1958-11-20 

Description: Beginning young skiers model ski-wear at the Madison YMCA Ski Club's fashion show. They include, from left to right, Kathy Thomas (age 10), Rusty Wixson (8...

Historical Essay

Flapper Prom Dress

Wisconsin Historical Museum Object – Feature Story

Evening gown worn by Edith Evelyn Nelson to the University of Wisconsin's Junior Prom, c. 1923. (Museum object #1969.147.2)

Photograph

Emma Seipp Schmidt

Date: 1938 ca.

Description: Waist-up studio portrait of Emma Sybilla Seipp Schmidt (1868-1942), daughter of Chicago brewer Conrad Seipp. She is wearing a black dress with lace trim, a...

Date: 1957-11-08 

Description: Two couples dance at the Navy Ball held for the Naval Reserve Officers Training Corps (NROTC) midshipmen at the Memorial Union's Great Hall. They are Sue S...

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