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Date: 1958-05-15 

Description: Madison television programs are hosted by Madison women and cover topics like cooking, arts, fashion and crafts. Jeanne Parr, also known as Jeanne Noth, h...

Date:  date unknown

Description: Studio portrait in front of a painted backdrop of young girl wearing a dark dress with her hair pulled back in fashionable bows. She is sitting on an ornat...

Date: 1914 ca.

Description: Man driving three women in an International Model M truck along a rural road. In the background is a valley with farm buildings, a river and a bridge.

Date:  date unknown

Description: Full-length studio portrait of an African American woman posing in front of a wooden bench and a velvet curtained backdrop. She is wearing a long dress emb...

Date:  date unknown

Description: Studio portrait in front of a painted backdrop of a woman sitting in a chair holding a violin on her knee. She holds the bow in her other hand. In her hair...

Date: 1949-02-07 

Description: Preview of the spring fashion show and tea sponsored by the Madison section of the National Council of Jewish Women. Seated at right is Mrs. Lee (Alma) Bar...

Date: 1870 ca.

Description: Extended family of fourteen posed in their best clothes outside a home. Older woman seated in rocking chair, with men, women, girls, boy and baby.

Date:  date unknown

Description: Quarter-length studio portrait of an African American woman wearing a long pearl double strand necklace and a dress trimmed with a lace-edged collar.

Date: 1959-05-10 

Description: Young woman modeling a dress, with her hand resting on the back of a chair.

Date: 1892-12 

Description: Portrait of Frank Allis wearing a suit, seated in library.

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.

Date: 1958-05-15 

Description: Madison television programs are hosted by Madison women and cover topics like cooking, arts, fashion and crafts. Beverly Stark, women's director of WMTV, c...

Photograph

Good Old Days

Date: 1949-12-20 

Description: Betsy Bordman and Richard Snodgress dress in formal attire, ready to attend holiday parties.

Date: 1919 

Description: Seated on the carpeted floor, Chichita (played by Elsie Ferguson) models a Japanese-style loose robe trimmed with fur in a publicity still for "The Avalanc...

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: Group of ladies on Mission Dock, and "Ollie" Wilson in bathing suit walking by. Ladies identified as Mrs. N.J. Ross (shielding eyes) and Loretta Salmon in...

Date: 1954-03-10 

Description: Bette Sonneland models an outfit during the Jaycettes Style Show sponsored by the Junior Chamber of Commerce auxiliary.

Date: 1959-05-10 

Description: Young woman modeling a dress, with her hand resting on the back of a chair.

Date: 1875 ca.

Description: Full-length studio portrait of Harold Fowler McCormick as a young boy, (1872-1941) posing holding a hat with a large feather, and wearing a sash over his s...

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Description: A young girl pages through a book while sitting on a woman's lap. Another woman wearing gloves and a fur coat hands the sitting girl a book while another g...

Historical Essay

1880s "Aesthetic" Dress

Wisconsin Historical Museum Object – Feature Story

Tea gown inspired by the "Aesthetic" Movement of the late nineteenth century, worn by Annie Cronk of Oregon, Wisconsin, c. 1881. (Museum object #1952.128)
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