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Date: 1920 after

Description: A view of the living room at the Switzer Foundation for Girls. Bookshelves flank the fireplace in the background while various groupings of chairs and tab...

Date: 1950-04-17 

Description: Newlyweds George and Lorna Homes decorate their first apartment at 1028 Erin Street. George places his oil painting "Russian Spring" on the wall as Lorna l...

Historical Essay

Ukrainian Decorated Egg

Wisconsin Historical Museum Object – Feature Story

Pysanky Ukrainian Easter egg decorated by Wisconsin artist Betty Pisio Christenson, 1980s. (Museum object #1996.118.356)

Date:  date unknown

Description: Interior of a restaurant and bar at American Art Studio. Tables and chairs fill the room and a bar can be seen in the right corner. Framed art lines the...

Date: 1977-03-13 

Description: "Puerto Rican Gold", a fiberglass sculpture by Wayne Taylor which was located at the entrance to the Madison Art Center when it was located at 720 East Gor...

Date:  date unknown

Description: Interior of the bar room at Hotel Astor, built in 1904. Waiters, bartenders, and patrons stand around the bar, decorated in the Old World style.

Photograph

Vilas Hall Mosaic

Date: 1976-10-24 

Description: A mosaic mural with the theme of freedom of communication at Werner Journalism Court in Vilas Hall at 821 University Avenue. The piece was created by Unive...

Date: 1950-04-17 

Description: Newlyweds George and Lorna Homes decorate their first apartment at 1028 Erin Street. The couple is shown hanging up a bedsheet to serve as a window curtai...

Historical Essay

Norwegian Trinket Box

Wisconsin Historical Museum Object – Feature Story

Trinket box brought to Wisconsin by Norwegian immigrants, c. 1870. (Museum object #1993.6.2)

Book or Pamphlet

Tattooed Man of Nukahiwa

Date:  

Description: An illustration of a man with a full body tattoo. He is an inhabitant of the Island of Nukahiwa.

Date:  date unknown

Description: Interior of a sitting room at Saint Mary's Sanatorium, founded in 1880 by Bishop Salpointe. The room holds chairs and a table, and a door leads outside on...

Photograph

Temple Theatre

Date: 2009 ca.

Description: View of Temple Theatre auditorium from back of stage.

Date: 1950-04-20 

Description: Members of Nakoma Girl Scout Troop 107 display their needlework projects. Shown left to right are Katy Grimmer, 4018 Council Crest, holding the mittens an...

Date: 1959-10-21 

Description: Three members of the West Side Garden Club prepare for the annual "Holiday House" Christmas flower show by making holiday decorations using natural materia...

Date: 1959-11-04 

Description: One of the gift wrapping ideas presented at the Dane County Homemakers annual Christmas tea includes a wrapping for a child's gift which includes a jump ro...

Date: 1948-10-13 

Description: Mrs. Robert (Dorothy L.) Sirney, standing in front of a curtain and wearing a Norwegian costume. She is holding a wooden platter she has decorated with ros...

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: A view of the study hall at St. Joseph's Academy of Maine, looking over rows of seats. Bookcases line the back walls and are decorated with bust sculpture...

Date:  date unknown

Description: Interior of a sitting place at Saint Mary's Sanatorium, founded in 1880 by Bishop Salpointe. The room holds chairs and tables, and decorative art lines th...

Date: 1950-10-05 

Description: Making decorations for West High School's homecoming dance are the following West students: Richard Hanson, Betsy Severson, Marilyn Jones, and Julie Torris...

Photograph

Flower Arrangement

Date: 1957-03-11 

Description: Little Garden Club members Pearl Nordeen and Lydia Shafer pose with their floral arrangement at the Red Cross office.

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