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Date: 1948-12-08 

Description: Dressed in Elizabethan costume during the University of Wisconsin Beefeaters' Dinner in Tripp Commons are four members of the Wisconsin Union directorate....

Date: 1961-03-22 

Description: Mrs. Darwin (Marybelle) Waters of 3302 Nottingham Way won the "most original" prize for her hat decorated with crisp new dollar bills at the annual Mad Hat...

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)

Photograph

Art Association Tea

Date: 1950-10-01 

Description: Members of the Madison Art Association celebrate the organization's 50th year with a tea and exhibition preview. Left to right, around the tea table are:...

Date: 1876-02-14 before

Description: Menu for the Centennial Reception of the Wisconsin Legislature in the Agricultural Rooms of the State Capitol, printed in a range of typefaces.

Date: 1949-01-21 

Description: At the tea table are officers of the Who's New Club who are celebrating the 14th anniversary of the organization. Left to right: Mrs. Fred (Beulah) Reeth,...

Date: 1947-03-29 

Description: The eight NCAA National Boxing Champions with their trophies. The tournament was held at the University of Wisconsin-Madison Field House. Back row, left to...

Date: 1948-06-04 

Description: Wisconsin Supreme Court Justice Elmer Barlow, left, administering the oath of office to Grover Broadfoot,(1892-1962) the new attorney general for Wisconsin...

Date: 1952-12-23 

Description: Over 2,000 children at two state institutions will receive gifts donated by state employees and displayed under the Christmas tree in the State Capitol. Th...

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: Three unidentified children sit in chairs in front of a Christmas tree. Two of the children hold dolls; the third holds a push toy. The tree is decorated w...

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:  date unknown

Description: Slightly elevated view of the "Icechippers" of Gisholt having dinner in a restaurant. They are wearing suits and ties, and are seated at long tables eating...

Date: 1950-01-30 

Description: Four youth play canasta at the anniversary dance at the Loft Community Center, 16 East Doty Street. From left are Mary Rose Gallagher, Ruth Leuthner, Dick...

Photograph

Women at YWCA Tea

Date: 1944-04-26 

Description: Group of women surrounding a serving table at the Silver Tea, benefiting the YWCA at the Governor's residence, 130 E. Gilman St.

Date: 1953-06-10 

Description: Portrait of three 13-year old Nakoma graduates at a party at Nakoma Country Club. Left to right: Connie Platz, Kay La Court, Mari Brown.

Date: 1950-10-31 

Description: At Lapham School, more than 800 costumed children and their parents attended one of the largest Halloween night parties held in Madison. A boy is shown bob...

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Description: Letterpress menu for a German wine tasting dinner at L'Etoile Restaurant with wine importer Terry Theise. Printed in varying shades of burgundy and green i...

Date: 1952-09-01 

Description: The Oscar Mayer Wienermobile passes by spectators watching the Labor Day parade on Capitol Square. City Hall is visible in the background.

Date: 1949-02-02 

Description: University of Wisconsin Winter Carnival general chairman Hans Hopf, and Joan Schroeder, both wearing sweaters, are shown admiring one of the trophies award...

Date: 1950-12-17 

Description: Actors dressed as kings and shepherds prepare for the 25th Yule performance in the State Capitol Building.

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