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Date: 1931-01-21 

Description: A group portrait of several Middleton High School girls athletic teams.

Date: 1931 

Description: Page from an album kept by Neighborhood House, with two images. The one on top is of the Bluebirds girls' group playing musical instruments as adults lead...

Date: 1948-04-10 

Description: Walter Wegener, Fort Atkinson, noses out Walter Stebbins, Madison West B team, in the sprint medley at Madison West Relay Carnival at the Field House.


Description: Photographic postcard of a studio portrait of a young girl in a white dress, standing in front of a painted backdrop.

Date: 1916 

Description: Maypole Dance at the May Fete on Bascom Hill. Just visible at the top of the photograph is the new Wisconsin State Capitol, completed except for the north...

Date:  date unknown

Description: Billie Sidell contorts her body in a dancer's pose. She is wearing a beaded costume and a feathered headdress.

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)

Date: 1948-07-17 

Description: Norbert Schmitz, Madison, with his date, Leah Mandelker, Milwaukee, at the semi-formal dance which highlighted the University of Wisconsin's first intercol...

Date: 1951-01-11 

Description: Governor Walter J. Kohler, Jr., addresses a joint session of the Wisconsin State Legislature.

Date: 1953-10-24 

Description: University of Wisconsin's Jim Miller makes a touchdown pass to Norbert Esser. Also pictured is Ohio State's Dick Brubaker (#80).

Date: 1948-11-19 

Description: Group portrait of City Car men's bowling team, one of the lead teams in the 1949 Madison Bowling Association city tournament. L to R: Dolph Friede, Mel Sch...

Date: 1954-05-04 

Description: Jacqueline Porter wears a long veil and stands atop a step stool while placing a flower crown on the head of a St. Mary statue inside an unnamed Madison Ca...


Zonta Club Members

Date: 1948-11-22 

Description: Making preparations for an inter-city meeting of Zonta district VI, at the Park Hotel, are members, left to right: Miss Ella Beerkircher, Miss Alice L. Cum...

Date: 1948-09-31 

Description: Cornerstone laying ceremony at the new Queen of Apostles seminary, 5810 Cottage Grove Road. Seated, left to right, are Rev. Edward Kinney, Madison, secreta...

Date: 1954-01-03 

Description: Wisconsin's Tony Stracka and Purdue's Ted Dunn jump two and a half feet up off the floor while battling for a rebound during a game against Purdue. A refer...

Date: 1952-09-11 

Description: Group portrait of five delegates in attendance at the regional meeting of the National Rural Electric Cooperative Association meeting in Madison.

Date: 1898-07-04 ca.

Description: A man sits and a woman rests against a tree near a rustic bridge. Several bicycles are parked nearby as well.

Date: 1961-05-15 

Description: Barbara Blaedel, Sylvia Graf, and Mary Woelfel wear hats they designed and made and will model at the University League brunch and program.

Date: 1947-07-22 

Description: Six boys enjoying their grass covered lean-to in front of a campfire at YMCA Camp Wakanda. L to R in the foreground are: John Omernik, John Stephens, John...

Date:  date unknown

Description: Full-length studio portrait of Albert Binger standing and wearing a suit and tie in front of a painted backdrop. The portrait has a white border with round...

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