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Date: 1966-08-15 

Description: 30 marchers of Obreros Unidos (United Workers) march from Wautoma to Madison on Highway 21 to petition lawmakers to hold farms and food industry corporatio...


Holy Hour

Date: 1951-08-06 

Description: The Most Rev. William P. O'Connor, Catholic bishop of Madison, officiates at the sixth annual Holy Hour held at Edgewood College campus, Monroe Street.

Date: 1972-12-19 

Description: Marriage ceremony on an altar placed between two tractors. Original caption reads: "The American farmer's pride in his profession and his inventiveness wa...


Rev. Waclaw Kruszka

Date:  date unknown

Description: Quarter-length studio portrait of Reverend Waclaw Kruszka in priest's collar.

Date: 1956-02-19 

Description: Bernard Gill, right, receives the St. George Award for Scouting at St. Raphael Cathedral. Seated is Bishop William O'Connor. Flanking the Bishop are Revere...

Date: 1878 ca.

Description: The Reverend Peter Andreas Rasmussen (1829-1898) is shaking the hand of a woman, possibly his wife Ragnhild Holland Rasmussen. Someone has apparently just...

Date: 1957-06-11 

Description: Myrtle Bond and Eileen Kohls visit in a corner of the living room of Bishop William P. O'Connor's residence on Lake Mendota at Fox Point. They will be help...

Date: 1948-12-28 

Description: Group portrait of the wedding party of Joanne R. Blied, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Raymond F. Blied, 175 Lathrop Street, and Dr. Robert R. Barter, Washington...

Date: 1952-07-25 

Description: The Reverand Jerome Mersberger of the Immaculate Heart of Mary Parish is pictured standing behind the four boys who sold the greatest number of tickets for...

Date: 1948-08-02 

Description: Scene in the cemetery near Martinsville during the internment of Lucille Ballweg, victim of a tornado.


Empty Stocking Club

Date: 1956-11-27 

Description: Portrait of Rev. E. J. Van Handel, Madison's Diocesan Director of the Catholic Welfare Bureau, seated at his desk. Fr. Van Handel was also a promoter of th...


Father James Groppi

Date:  date unknown

Description: Quarter-length studio portrait of Father James Groppi.


Junior Red Cross

Date: 1946-12-15 

Description: Blessed Sacrament School students (left to right), Jerry Quinn, Bill Laughnan, Mary Ann Petranek, Donna Wartner, and Maxine Watson, shown with hospital tra...

Date: 1949-06-16 

Description: Bishop William P. O'Connor of the Madison Catholic diocese as he boards a Chicago-bound train on the first leg of his trip to Rome, where he will report to...

Date: 1967 

Description: At the center stands Father Antonio Gonzales, a former migrant worker from Rio Grande City, Texas, who is visiting his parents in Wautoma. In 1966, he led...

Date: 1966 

Description: A series of images from a contact sheet containing scenes of Obreros Unidos (United Workers) leaving Wautoma and marching towards Madison along Highway 21...

Date: 1947-12-07 

Description: Dignitaries at the Edgewood High School football banquet. Seated from the left are: Leo Crowley, Bishop William P.O'Connor, Toastmaster Ed Owens, and an...

Newspaper Article/Clipping

Jacqueline Kennedy at Funeral

Date: 1963-11-26 

Description: Original UPI Wirephoto transmission. Caption reads: "Mrs. Jacqueline Kennedy holds the flag that draped her late husband's coffin as she turns from the gra...

Date: 1954-10-06 

Description: The Most Reverend William P. O'Connor, Catholic bishop of Madison, signs the letter in which he asks Pope Pius XII for formal permission for the Redemptori...

Date: 1949-03-04 

Description: Bishop William P. O'Connor presents the medal of Benemerenti to Frank Blied, a member of a pioneer Madison family. The medal, awarded by Pope Pius XII, is...

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