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Date: 1958-03-12 

Description: Portrait of four members of the Wisconsin High School Dave Strobel Rink team. Four brooms and the curling stone are visible at the bottom of the image. Kne...

Date: 1956-02-25 

Description: Four members of the Wauwatosa High School curling team wear Scottish tams while squatting around two curling stones and two brooms and admiring their award...

Photograph

Curling Match

Date: 1950 ca.

Description: Two women compete in a curling match. Several spectators are visible in the background.

Photograph

Laurie Carlson Rink

Date: 1956-11-26 

Description: Laurie Carlson, skip; William Marling Jr., Byron Ostby, and John Anderson are members of the Laurie Carlson rink, who won the first event in the finals of...

Date: 1958-03-09 

Description: Group portrait of members of the Bob Anderson curling rink of Waltham, Illinois, winners of the second event of the annual Madison Curling Club's invitatio...

Photograph

Curling Match

Date: 1956 

Description: Curlers sweep in front of a stone during a curling match..

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Date: 1951-01-13 

Description: The Curtis Rink Curling Club of Portage poses on the ice at the Madison Curling Club. Shown from left to right are: Bob Curtis, skip; Stu Taylor, 3rd; Va...

Date: 1952-01-04 

Description: Mr. and Mrs. John Rogers and Mr. and Mrs. Frank Kimball, members of the John Rogers curling rink of Portage, pose at the second annual mixed bonspiel spons...

Date: 1958-03-12 

Description: Five teen boys from the West High School Fred Nelson Curling Rink team pose with brooms. Shown in the front row are Don Lautz and Rick Wheeler. In the back...

Photograph

Curling Bonspiel

Date: 1956-12-28 

Description: Kay Bogue rink of Portage, at the Madison bonspiel. Pictured are Kay Bogue, Helen Bennett, Joan Trickey, and Kathy Haas.

Photograph

Female Curling Team

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Description: A female curling team poses with their brooms and stones for a portrait.

Date: 1957-01-13 

Description: Group portrait of the Bob Harmon rink, the first event champion in the Madison Curling club-sponsored mixed bonspiel. Left to right are Bob and Millie Harm...

Date: 1951-12-09 

Description: Portrait of members of the Hugh Sinclair Rink from Milwaukee who won the fourth event finals of the seventh annual Midwest Curling Bonspiel with their trop...

Date: 1949-12-28 

Description: Two members of the Madison Curling Club inspect the pipes that will furnish artificial ice at their new clubhouse at Burr Jones Field on West Washington Av...

Date: 1967-02-27 

Description: Spectators view of a curling match at Riverside Park.

Date: 1948-01-18 

Description: Members of the winning rinks in the intra-club bonspiel, are, standing, the Wellman Rink: left to right, Walter Wellman, Jim Cottrell, Dr. L. F. Fundell, a...

Photograph

Badger Bonspiel

Date: 1958-02-15 

Description: Portrait of Myrtle Jamieson, general chairman of the fifth annual Badger Bonspiel which will take place at the Madison Curling Club.

Date: 1951-12-03 

Description: Esther Onstad releases the "stone" on the curling court. Onstad is a member of the Madison Toories, a women's curling group.

Historical Essay

Wooden Curling Stone

Wisconsin Historical Museum Object – Feature Story

Wooden curling stone used near Lodi, Wisconsin in the 19th century. (Museum object #1957.205)
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