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Date:  date unknown

Description: The original collection of fifty books that formed the foundation of the Wisconsin Historical Society Library in 1853. The books are displayed on shelves i...

Date: 1950-11-11 

Description: Mrs. Minnie Wiese of 317 West Washington Avenue, representing the Grand Army of the Republic, places a wreath at the base of the cenotaph at the Armistice...


Badger Spelling Bee

Date: 1952-04-05 

Description: Group portrait of Beth Knope, winner of the 1952 Badger Spelling Bee, holding her trophy and standing between her teacher Floy Kendrick on the left and her...

Date: 1948-02-07 

Description: Officials at the Wisconsin State Bowling Association meet are: left to right, Charles Allen, president of the city association; Leonard G. Howell, Madison...


Memorial Day

Date: 1953-05-30 

Description: Madison observed Memorial Day with a parade and three memorial services. A Memorial Day address by Assemblyman Elmer L. Genxmer was followed by a wreath ce...


Court House


Description: United States Court House.

Date: 1953-09-23 

Description: The Exchangels, the woman's auxiliary of the Exchange Club of Madison, elected new officers and board at a meeting at the Kennedy Manor. The officers are,...

Date: 1901 ca.

Description: Fuller & Johnson Manufacturing letterhead. Fuller & Johnson was run by John A. Johnson and was one of Madison's largest employers.

Date: 1959-03-12 

Description: Newly elected officers of the State Commission on Human Rights. "They are, left to right, the Rev. Perry Saito, pastor of St. Paul's Methodist Church, Ste...

Date: 1944-10-12 

Description: Portrait of University of Wisconsin Art Education professor Roland S. Stebbins with one of his paintings, which he donated to the Madison Art Association f...

Date: 1957-07-28 

Description: Soap box derby contestants parade up East Washington Avenue before the race to receive their entry prize, a tool kit.

Date: 1948-06-19 

Description: ON eof four images used to create a panorama of the audience and graduates taken from the stage of the Field House at the University of Wisconsin-Madison C...


Henry Vilas Zoo

Date: 1918 ca.

Description: Two seals in their cage at the Henry Vilas Zoo (Vilas Park Zoo), opened in 1911.

Date: 1972-09 

Description: Handmade screen printed poster with a picture of a fist and the text "Boycott Non-UFWOC [United Farm Workers of America Organizing Committee] Lettuce".

Date: 1900 before

Description: Historian Emma Helen Blair, who supervised the Historical Society's maps and manuscripts collection during the 1890s and who aided the editorial projects o...


Mrs. Comfort

Date: 1954-12-13 

Description: Portrait of Mrs. Comfort (?) seated in a chair.

Date: 1918 ca.

Description: Richard Lloyd Jones's bedroom, 1010 Walker Court (now 1010 Rutledge Court) , view of bed with reading light over it. His large desk, telephone and Underwo...

Date: 1942-02-20 

Description: Nurse Alma Padgett feeds a patient from a tray of food at Mendota State Hospital (Mendota Mental Health Institute).


Newell Dodge House

Date: 1875 ca.

Description: A view looking southeast of the Newell H. and Helen Dodge residence at 1121 West Johnson Street, on the corner of North Charter Street. The house may have...


Description: Christmas tree and costume exhibit in the first floor lobby of the State Historical Society building. The view, based on identification in the floor mosai...

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