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Date: 1954-04 

Description: Group portrait of sixty one Madison General Hospital student nurses who have received their nursing caps in a capping ceremony.

Date: 1961-08-19 

Description: John Lynch (10) of Sun Prairie is shown biting into an ear of corn at the annual corn festival.

Date: 1959-02-12 

Description: Portrait of three Elks Club wives who served as members of the ramp and wardrobe committee for the mother-daughter banquet and style show. Left to right a...

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: Fenced-in, the cattle find a grassy pasture of Observatory Hill below Washburn Observatory on the University of Wisconsin-Madison campus.

Date: 1960-10-23 

Description: A campaign speech by presidential candidate John F. Kennedy at the University of Wisconsin-Madison Field House.

Date: 1956-03-12 

Description: Members of the University of Wisconsin Hoofers' Ski Club demonstrate the importance of correct immobilization of fractures and proper transportation. They...

Date: 1947-04-07 

Description: Seven members of the newly elected Madison City Council pose for a group portrait in the mayor's office. Front row, l to r, Franz C. Haas, William C. Sach...

Date: 1961-11-16 

Description: Mrs. Conrad Elvehjem, 130 North Prospect Avenue, wife of the president of the University of Wisconsin, was hostess for a tea to honor co-eds who are employ...

Date: 1956-05-18 

Description: Two couples visit at the Cosmos Club dinner dance at the East Side Business Men's clubhouse. John (right) and Myrtle (left) Plenke visit with Harold and Li...


Martin Wolman

Date: 1950-04-26 

Description: Portrait of Martin Wolman, business manager of Madison Newspapers, Inc.

Date:  date unknown

Description: A young woman (possibly one of the O'Dea sisters) sits on the stone wall surrounding the edge of a pond. She is wearing a skirt, blouse, sweater, stockings...

Date: 1945-01-03 

Description: Sgt. Lois Burmeister at the controls of an ambulatory trainer which permits blind flying by instrument instruction by the Civil Air Patrol.



Date: 1957-01-17 

Description: Three Med-Wives Mrs. Gerald (Jane) Stelter,2012 University Avenue; Mrs. Donald (Carolyn H.) Pritzl, 509 State Street; and Mrs. John (Dorothy) Riesch 318 Pa...

Date: 1953-06-10 

Description: Manchester's, Inc., 2 East Mifflin Street, window display featuring Arrow shirts and men's clothing for Father's Day; includes a male mannequin.

Date: 1953-10-02 

Description: View of the field during the Wisconsin High School vs. Monroe High School football game at Breese Stevens Field.

Historical Object

Air Mail Begins

Date: 1927-11-22 

Description: Souvenir envelope mailed by John A. Lester on the flight that inaugurated air mail service between Madison and Minneapolis in 1927. Madison's first incomin...

Date: 1954-07-11 

Description: Zor Shrine members Ray Hewitt and Henry R. Schroeder of Cambridge prepare a camel for children rides at Madison's Vilas Park Zoo.


Three Little Maids

Date: 1933-05-16 

Description: "Three Little Maids", group portrait of three women, all standing, one holding a guitar, who performed with the WLS Barn Dance.

Date: 1960-12-06 

Description: Attendees at the dinner for UW Brittingham scholars include, at right, Anne K. Paulsen from Drammen, Norway in her national costume. She is with Olafur Pet...

Date: 1954-06 

Description: Umpire Paul Sergenian (left) discusses the game with youth baseball players Ronny Padloff and Jerry Riddle (shown left to right).

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