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Curling Match

Date: 1950 ca.

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

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Bonspiel Banquet

Date: 1958-02-28 

Description: Peg Caldwell (left), Minerva Stewart, Lorraine Traut and Eleanore Gessner enjoy baskets of popcorn before the Badger Bonspiel banquet.

Date: 1956-01-23 

Description: Two members of the West High School Girls' Curling Club demonstrate a sweeping technique. At left is Pat Thomson and right, Mary Stumpf.

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Badger Bonspiel

Date: 1958-02-28 

Description: Admiring table decorations at the Badger Bonspiel banquet, held at the Hoffman House, are (seated left to right) Marion Leifer and Elizabeth Morton. They a...

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...

Photograph

Woman Curler

Date: 1963-01-24 

Description: Elderly woman taking a break from a curling. She is a member of the "curling Scots" who toured the United States in 1963.

Learn about the development of professional sports teams in Wisconsin in the 19th and 20th centuries.

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: 1951-12-03 

Description: Marion Leifer, a member of the Madison Toories - a women's curling group, is shown wearing a team Scotch hat decorated with pins displaying her curling exp...

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...

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...

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)

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.

Date: 1956-03-04 

Description: Madison Curling Club members during the Invitational Bonspiel at Lavern Harmon Rink. The Madison Curling Club received the Walter C. Rhodes Trophy for the...

Date: 1952-01-04 

Description: Mr. and Mrs. Bill Owens and Mr. and Mrs. William Mohr, members of the Bill Owens curling rink of Portage, pose at the second annual mixed bonspiel sponsore...

Date: 1956-03-04 

Description: The Rod Jamieson Rink of Poynette wins the second event of the Madison Curling Club's annual Invitational Bonspiel. Left to right: Rod Jamieson, Les Schult...

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Madison Toories

Date: 1953-02-18 

Description: Members of the Madison Toories, the women's auxilliary of the Madison Curling Club, pose with their brooms and stones. Left to right: Frances Sanford, Cha...

Date: 1952-03-09 

Description: Pictured are the four members of the Onstad rink of the Madison Curling Club who took part in the club's Bonspiel. Members of the rink, left to right, are...

Date: 1954-02-19 

Description: Dignitaries gathered for the start of the Wisconsin Interscholastic Athletic Association Invitational Bonspiel at the Madison Curling Club. Standing, left...

Date: 1960-02-20 

Description: The Mike Juneau Rink, of Wausau won the Madison Invitational High School Curling Bonspiel. Left to right are Jim Manitzki, lead; Lowell Baumgardt, second;...

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