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Date: 1951-12-03 

Description: Marion Cottrell, left, and Mildred Solheim, right, hold brooms on the curling rink. The women are "skips" for opposing teams of the Madison Toories, a wome...

Photograph

Woman Curler

Date: 1963-01-24 

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

Historical Essay

Curling in Wisconsin

Discover the rich history of the sport of curling in Wisconsin.

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: 1971-01 

Description: L.J. Brodd and Mrs. Robert [Lorraine] Rasche, both of Glendale, sweep ahead of the stone during a match as part of the 21st Annual Milwaukee Mixed Bonspiel...

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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: 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.

Date: 1985 

Description: Steve Brown of Madison crouching on ice and holding a curling stone. He wears sweater with a patch that reads: "U.S. Men's National Curling Championship, M...

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: 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;...

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...

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

Date: 1952-01-19 

Description: H.T. Ferguson, veteran Madison curler, squats with his hand on the curling stone handle, about to propel it. He is wearing a tam on his head. The club bou...

Date: 1956-03-24 

Description: Group portrait of members of the Joe Baer rink after accomplishing a rare feat in Madison Curling Club's bonspiel match. The men include, from left: Elmer...

Date: 1960-01-20 

Description: Portrait of three members of the John Curtis Rink from Madison West High School, winners of the third event in the Madison Invitational Prep Curling Bonspi...

Date: 1958-03-08 

Description: Group portrait of members of the Jim McIntosh Curling Rink of Toronto, Ontario, Canada. The teammates were winners of the Madison Curling Club's annual inv...

Date: 1952-03-24 

Description: Walter C. Rhodes, member of the Madison Curling Club, was chosen by officers of the Midwest Curling Association to skip the All-Midwest Rink in the Canadia...

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Scotch Curlers

Date: 1963-01-24 

Description: Woman from a visiting curling team from Scotland crouching over the house during a curling match while another woman watches.

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Female Curling Team

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

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Bonspiel Banquet

Date: 1958-02-28 

Description: Group portrait of curlers from Portage, one of 32 rinks participating in the Badger Bonspiel and banquet. Shown left to right: Mrs. Harold Russell, Mrs. Ha...

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