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Date: 1927 ca.

Description: Students pose outdoors in front of a stone wall at Saint Raphael's School. Mary Julia O'Dea is standing in the 3rd row, first on the right. She is possibly...

Date: 1917 

Description: Dean W.A. Henry, University President Thomas C. Chamberlin, and Stephen M. Babcock with Babcock's butterfat testing device.

Date: 1954-07-04 

Description: Mary Pauck is the drum majorette in charge of leading the Westmorland parade on the Fourth of July. The parade ended at the shelter house where all the chi...

Date: 1885 ca.

Description: Posed group studio portrait in front of a painted backdrop of Mrs. Cuneen and her five daughters. From left to right: Mamie, Nora, Katie, Annie, and Daisy....

Date: ????-06-28 

Description: The triplet daughters of William and Joyce Wills are baptized at Luther Memorial Church. Sponsor Mrs. Morris Wills holds infant Jacqueline Diane at left, D...

Date: 1959-12-21 

Description: Santa autographs an above the knee full leg cast worn by Deborah Sosinsky as she looks on from her wheelchair.

Date: 1921 

Description: Group portrait of timber mechanics outdoors at the Forest Products Laboratory.

Date: 1959-05-10 

Description: More than twelve people in their Sunday clothes gather in an open lot at Gilbert Road and Tolman Terrace to note the start of construction of their church...

Date: 1931-06 

Description: Lloyd Phillips poses in the delivery truck for Kasdin's Fancy Groceries & Meats at 402 West Lakeside Street.

Date: 1884 ca.

Description: Sunrise over Lake Monona and the Madison, Wisconsin isthmus, showing the Wisconsin State Capitol building in the distance.


Grave Excavation

Date: 1918-07-13 

Description: Boxed bones from graves found on University Hill (later Bascom Hill). Two men, seen from the waist down, are standing behind the boxes containing the remai...

Date: 1959-12-21 

Description: 3-year-old Mary Anderson (right) listens to Santa Claus at a party sponsored by the Madison Firefighters Union Local 311.

Date: 1953-06-15 

Description: Dave Heisig (left) and Webb Spraetz, (right) pitcher and catcher of defending championship Schoep's Ice Cream team in Madison's Boys Baseball program.


Fourth of July

Date: 1954-07-04 

Description: Jane Ostrem and Susan Behnke display their decorated doll buggies in the Maple Bluff Fourth of July parade.


Ski Jumper

Date: 1911 

Description: Skier heading down the jump at Stoughton with spectators in the foreground.

Date: 1902 ca.

Description: Scene along “Willow Drive,” later known as "University Drive," on the shore of Lake Mendota, showing the neo-Gothic carved bridge. View from shoreline of t...


Crime Re-enactment

Date: 1986-04-23 

Description: This image was captured during the re-enactment of a crime that took place at a convenience store on Tuesday, April 22nd, 1986. The killing of Andrew N. Ne...

Date: 1959-02-12 

Description: Four of the daughters who modeled in the Elks Club fashion show are: Marie Louise Durand, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Bert (Ethlyn) Durand, 4126 Mandan Cresce...

Date:  date unknown

Description: Three O'Dea sisters and an unidentified man pose while looking out the left side of an automobile. The automobile has a fabric roof but no windows. A dirt...

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