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Truax Field Radar

Date:  date unknown

Description: Radar equipment at Truax Field, formerly Madison Municipal Airport.

Date: 1958-05-15 

Description: Madison television programs are hosted by Madison women and cover topics like cooking, arts, fashion and crafts. Fern Fowler demonstrates a plant made of t...


Description: Studio portrait of Leslie H. Fishel, Jr., holding a pipe. He was the Director of the State Historical Society of Wisconsin from 1959 until 1969.

Date:  date unknown

Description: Photographic postcard of a full-length studio portrait of Lanona Petersilie Wipperfurth on the occasion of her graduation. She wears a white dress and a bo...

Date: 1954-03-31 

Description: Group portrait of models for the Exchange Club style show, including women and children. Back row left to right: Ruth Arnold, Mrs. Douglas Schmale, Mary Th...

Date: 1959-09-14 

Description: Madison school children are given the task of being safety patrol boys and girls on the first day of the new school year. George Cutlip, Hoyt School, has g...


Rifle Team

Date: 1947-05-20 

Description: Group portrait of five men in hunting clothing, holding rifles. There is a revolver instruction chart on the wall in back of the men.

Date: 1959-03-01 

Description: A group of men pose in front of an engine and under the fuselage of a DC-3 air liner. The original caption states, "Cutting the tape for the inaugural fli...


Mad Hat Luncheon

Date: 1959-03-25 

Description: Original colorful hats of all types and designs appeared at the spring "Mad Hat" luncheon at the Blackhawk Country Club. Ellsworth Mack, one of the hostess...


Reidar N. Qualley

Date: 1948-02-11 

Description: Portrait of Reidar N. Qualley, civic, fraternal, and church leader, on the occasion of his 84th birthday. He emigrated from Norway in 1890.

Date: 1942 

Description: International Harvester dealer H.J. Nigles of Madison and Verona, Wisconsin, hands a signed pledge of cooperation in a scrap drive campaign to W.R. Ploetz...


Lindbergh Speech

Date: 1927-08-22 

Description: Charles Lindbergh speaking to a crowd at a stadium.

Date: 1953-08-03 

Description: Katherine Bird of Winnetka, Illinois offers some grass to two deer at the Vilas Park Zoo.

Date: 1915 ca.

Description: Full-length studio portrait of three women in front of a painted backdrop. One woman is seated, holding a book; the other two are standing on either side w...

Historical Object

Paul Vanderbilt Pairing 72

Date:  date unknown

Description: Old skin is yet alive to whispered lashings,
the quick-step dried and gone to the bone.
Embrace the wall and face away from trouble
in the winter...

Date: 1929-03-21 

Description: Girls in bloomers pose for a Central High School 11A girls' basketball team group portrait.

Date:  date unknown

Description: A reproduction of a painted portrait of Richard T. Ely, Professor of Economics at the University of Wisconsin-Madison.

Date: 1948-02-05 

Description: Wisconsin Centennial Celebration by Mazomanie fifth and sixth grade classes with P.F. Stickney, age 80, on the right. The pupils are dressed in the costume...

Date: 1953-06-14 before

Description: Group of three women selling peonies. They are (L-R): Jean Monroe; Mrs. J.A. Ragone, chaperone at the Alpha Gamma Delta sorority house; and Alice Aten. The...

Date: 1948-06-26 

Description: Kenosha Aerie Eagles Conventioneers marching in their 46th annual parade, on East Mifflin Street. Manchester's store, at the corner of Wisconsin Avenue and...

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