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Date: 1947-11-20 

Description: H.S. Manchester Inc., 2 East Mifflin Street, photo studio display window, featuring large holly wreath with center depicting Christmas morning scene and po...

Date: 1959-01-21 

Description: Madison Rotary Club members honored 150 foreign students attending the University of Wisconsin at a "fiesta" at the University of Wisconsin Stock Pavilion....

Date: 1954-12-11 

Description: Four-year-old Tommy, son of Robert and Mary Ela, makes a candle holder from modeling clay as a Christmas gift for his mother.

Date: 1959-09-14 

Description: The Mendota Yacht Club holds its annual Commodore's dinner-dance at the Maple Bluff Country Club. Shown (L-R) are (standing) John Beck, Mr. and Mrs. Philip...

Date: 1952-06-28 

Description: Roddy Botts, the 1951 soap box derby champion, is shown dressed in his champion's uniform and holding the trophy for the city champion in the 1952 race. In...

Date: 1957-06-03 

Description: A group gathers during the annual Immaculate Heart of Mary school athletic banquet. Left to right: (seated) Tom McCulloch, Doug Wenger, Gerald Sweeney, and...

Date: 1948-06-02 

Description: Attendees at the East Side Women's Club banquet, left to right: Mrs. Olaf (Anna) Olson, 313 N. Seventh Street, and Mrs. Harold (Olive) Pettersen, 217 Buell...

Photograph

Military Ball Queen

Date: 1948-04-09 

Description: University of Wisconsin 1948 Military Ball Queen, Mary Schneiders of San Diego, California, pictured with some of the dignitaries who attended the dance at...

Date: 1948-10-27 

Description: Three members of the Madison Consistory at a reunion of Masons at the Masonic Temple. Left to right: Walter Strong, First Lieutenant commander of the consi...

Date: 1958-11-21 

Description: A group gathers around the registration desk for the 12th annual Madison Youth Council banquet in the Wisconsin Center. Shown (left to right) are Mrs. Bets...

Date: 1956-10-18 

Description: Mrs. Stanley Quinn, General Chairman of Dames Club Reception, with guests, Mrs. Blanche Stemm and Mrs. Rosa Fred, wife of University of Wisconsin President...

Date: 1961-02-07 

Description: The Women's Societies of Christian Service of the Methodist Churches of Madison observed the society's 20th anniversary with a "Heritage Tea." Sayda Pette...

Photograph

Myra Cary

Date: 1947-11-26 

Description: Portrait of Myra (Mrs. C.F.) Cary seated in a chair holding a book in her suite at the Park Hotel on her 86th birthday. She and her husband led the way in...

Date: 1937-09-07 ca.

Description: Group portrait of the members of the Grand Army of the republic at a reunion. The group appears to be posing on the steps of the Wisconsin State Capitol.

Photograph

Sigma Alpha Iota

Date: 1954-04-27 

Description: Irene Eastman, assistant professor in the UW music department, stands with a cake as she is being honored by alumnae and active members of Sigma Alpha Iota...

Date: 1954-12-27 

Description: Mrs. Chester Hartel and Mrs. Lew Cornelius, officers of Epsilon Sigma Alpha sorority, distribute toys to youngsters at the Salvation Army nursery school.

Photograph

Foster Parents

Date: 1957-01-29 

Description: Dr. Hertha Tarrasch, center, psychiatrist, spoke to the foster parents, telling them about emotional problems of children. Dr. Tarrasch, who is consulting...

Date: 1956-10-18 

Description: Five University of Wisconsin coeds dressed in 1871 period costumes with Professor Harry F. Harlow in his classroom. Pictured left to right: Marilyn Moevs,...

Date: 1988 ca.

Description: Lunch menu from the Pinckney Street Hide-away. Features an illustration of a stacked sandwich within decorative borders on the front cover, and on the insi...

Historical Essay

1960s Prom Dress

Wisconsin Historical Museum Object – Feature Story

Dress worn by Marti Hall to the spring prom at Madison West High School in 1966. (Museum object #2004.135.1)
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