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Date: 1959-05-14 

Description: Four people chat about the "old country" during the observance of Norway's Syttende Mai Independence Day, sponsored by the Ygdrasil Literary Society at the...

Date: 1951-10-20 

Description: Seated at the speakers table of the Edgewood College father-daughter banquet are, left to right: Rev. John Beix of St. Francis Minor Seminary, Milwaukee; R...

Date: 1956 ca.

Description: Wisconsin State Capitol rotunda during the holiday season. A man is standing on a ladder which is on top of scaffolding to decorate the tree.

Photograph

Christmas Customs

Date: 1953-12-14 

Description: Mrs. Ernest B. Steen of 2205 Lakeland Avenue, wife of new pastor at Trinity Lutheran Church, demonstrates a Christmas custom by displaying her bell collect...

Date: 1961-12-05 

Description: Bette Gebhardt, Milwaukee, left, and Gretchen Brown, Kankakee, Illinois are serving Grasshopper Pie, one of the desserts offered at Ann Emery Hall's "Tasti...

Photograph

Tea Time

Date: 1934-05-08 

Description: Maple Bluff Country Club afternoon tea. Left to right: Mrs. John Stephan, Mrs. J.E. O'Connell, and Mrs. Theodore Lewis, President of the women's organizati...

Date: 1957-09-16 

Description: Ray Sennett (left), Madison; Olaf Severson, McFarland; Dr. B. I. Pippin, Richland Center; Roundy; and Al Thelen, Madison, attend a birthday party for Josep...

Historical Essay

Courtship Advice Fan

Wisconsin Historical Museum Object – Feature Story

Victorian scrapbook fan made by Julia Morris of Madison, decorated with suggestions about courtship, love and marriage, 1895-1899. (Museum object #1955.480

Date: 1959-06-23 

Description: Dane County foster parents are honored during the statewide observance of Foster Parents' Week. Approximately 200 foster parents attended the meeting held...

Date: 1957-02-05 

Description: Dick Togstad and Judy Schwartz admire a poster for the West High School Valentine dance.

Date: 1960-11-08 

Description: Joseph "Roundy" Coughlin stands with his arm around the shoulders of Jane LaCourt as he presents a gavel to her as 23 members of the West High Girl Club lo...

Date: 1959-01-05 

Description: The American flag is raised on the flagpole in front of the new St.James Catholic grade school on St. James Court. More than 300 pupils stand for the flag...

Date: 1953-05-22 

Description: Two couples attend the Cosmos Dance Club 30th anniversary dinner dance at Nakoma Country Club. Left to right: Oscar Loftsgordon; Irving R. Jacobson, presid...

Date: 1957-10-24 

Description: Mrs. Marie Pease, the wife of the Truax Field base commander, greets three of the wives of newly-arrived officers at a party given by the Officers Wives' C...

Date: 1960-11-15 

Description: Waltrud Gartzke (left), a hostess for the coffee hour for new U.S. citizens, visits with Catherine Brunn from Germany, now living in Wisconsin Dells.

Date: 1891-11-05 before

Description: Front cover and menu page of the third annual banquet of the Alpha Iota of Chi Psi fraternity at the University of Wisconsin-Madison. On the cover is a por...

Date: 1914 ca.

Description: Commemorating one hundred years of Norwegian independence at a Syttende Mai (May 17th) celebration. An automobile with four people is decorated with a Norw...

Date: 1947-12-27 

Description: From the left: Francis Bloodgood, Patricia Dean, Betty Baer, and John Lupenschloss, at the second annual Young Adult Club subscription dance at Turner Hall...

Photograph

Lions Club Meeting

Date: 1937-03-31 

Description: Group portrait of Lions Club members seated around tables in the Neighborhood House, 768 W. Washington Avenue.

Date: 1960-11-10 

Description: Group portrait with Coach Herbert (Butch) Mueller and his East backfield. Left to right are Capt. Ray Winburn, Jim Woller, Mueller, Doug Hyslop, and Tom Ne...

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