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Date: 1955-02-08 

Description: A woman seated on a Victorian sofa wears a costume for the Madison Art Association Beaux Arts ball.

Date: 1960-02-10 

Description: Members of the "corps de ballet" for the annual Valentine dance of the Madison section, National Council of Jewish Women are, left to right, Fred Lowe, How...

Date: 1951-06-18 

Description: Captain Duane Daentl is holding the Varsity Challenge Cup that the rowing crew won at the Intercollegiate Rowing Association Championship races at Marietta...

Date: 1950-10-16 

Description: Window display at H.S. Manchester's, Incorporated, 2 East Mifflin Street, featuring Tie-Tie gift wrapping supplies, "Learn the art of gift wrapping", taken...

Photograph

Bascom Hill Burial

Date: 1922-09-04 

Description: Skeletal remains of William Nelson or Samuel Warren, one of two men buried in the first cemetery in Madison located on what is now Bascom Hill.

Historical Essay

Mrs. Fairchild's Worth Gown

Wisconsin Historical Museum Object – Feature Story

Gown made by Charles Frederick Worth of Paris for Frances Fairchild of Madison, Wisconsin, 1880. (Museum object #1945.960,A)

Photograph

First Costume Ball

Date: 1949-02-18 

Description: Members of Ethlyn Jefferds' dancing class, fifth and sixth grade students from Shorewood, Randall, and Lakewood schools, attending their first costume ball...

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." A silver te...

Date: 1958-03-27 

Description: Pictured at the annual Waunakee High School Athletic Banquet are (seated) Dick Trotta, coach; (standing left to right) Dave Williamson, 1957 football capta...

Date: 1957-01-13 

Description: Group portrait of fifty St. Mary's Hospital School of Nursing students following a ceremony in which they received their nursing caps.

Date: 1959-10-31 

Description: Children wore costumes while attending the Sunset Village Community Club Halloween Party. From left to right are Mary Moore, Nancy Shell, Jane Albert, Shar...

Date: 1949-01-17 

Description: L.A. Toner,of Miami, Florida, is shown in his Wisconsin General hospital bed cutting his surprise birthday chocolate cake as his wife looks on. Mrs. Toner...

Date: 1971-04-20 

Description: Wisconsin Senator Gaylord Nelson, who is credited with conceiving of Earth Day, listens while Wisconsin Governor Patrick J. Lucey addresses the Wisconsin L...

Date: 1949-12-16 

Description: Cub Scouts of Pack 333 gather around the Christmas tree at Lowell School for their annual Christmas party. Standing in ther back row, left to right, are Ja...

Date: 1951-05-01 

Description: Two officials of the Madison General Hospital Association and a workman are pictured with Mayor George Forester, far right, at the cornerstone laying prior...

Date: 1948-08-18 

Description: The delegation of state, county, city, university, and business officials is shown as the caravan is about to leave from the Dane County Courthouse, 207 We...

Date: 1956-07-02 

Description: Lieutenant Colonel Lynne Mapes, Truax Field, chairman of the sixth annual rodeo sponsored by the Lions Club, talks with Frank Holmes, Mrs. Mapes, and Mrs....

Date: 1957-02-05 

Description: Gail Cooper (left) and Margaret Sy (center) chuckle at the mouse image made by Ann Koch (right) for the Valentine Dance at West High School.

Photograph

Easter Outfits

Date: 1950-04-05 

Description: Three Madison high school girls model their Easter outfits featuring hats, dresses, gloves and high heeled shoes. Left to right: Lois Ann Hammer, West Hi...

Date: 1960-11-01 

Description: Among those attending the Air Power Banquet at the Wisconsin Memorial Union (left to right) are Dr. Conrad Elvehjem, president of the University of Wiscons...

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