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John Messersmith

Date: 1856 

Description: Quarter-length oval portrait of John Messersmith. He was born in Chambersburg, Pennsylvania, in 1790. Messersmith came to Wisconsin in May of 1827, and r...

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Five Kehl Dancers

Date:  date unknown

Description: Five women pose with arms raised at the Kehl School of Dance.

Date: 1936 ca.

Description: Sisters Bonnabel and Florabell Severson, students at the Kehl School of Dance pose, in dance costume.

Date: 1952-04-16 

Description: Left to right, Mrs. Jack (Bobette) Kamholz; Mrs. Morton (Bernice) Wagner; Mrs. Bernard (Jean) Seltzer and Mrs. Martin (Anne) Wolman are trying on costumes...

Date: 1946-07-28 

Description: Paul R. Anderson of DeForest winning the final heat of the 1946 Madison soap box derby in his car the "Green Hornet." The race was held on Gorham street....

Date: 1971-01-21 ca.

Description: Poster advertising an Anti-U.S. Military Ball, held at the University of Wisconsin-Madison's Memorial Union. Features a woman with a gun slung over her sho...

Date: 1934-06-07 

Description: Four boys in chef's hats and aprons prepare food at a counter and stove in the East High School boys' cooking class. Left to right: Arthur Hanson, Kenneth...

Date: 1948-08-27 

Description: Governor Oscar Rennebohm greeting two Elks convention delegates. They are (left) Charles E. Broughton, Sheboygan, past national grand exalted ruler, and Dr...

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Description: Jack Sanders, Lewis Arms's co-worker at Greyhound, sits on a curb on Brearly Street to eat his lunch.

Date: 1948 ca.

Description: Destroying slot machines and other illegal gambling devices at Law Park. From L to R: John Roach, director of the state beverage and cigaret tax division;...

Date: 1944-11-18 

Description: Two girls checking coats at the opening of the LOFT, left: Ruth Richards, 2210 East Johnson Street; Barbara John, 1517 Spaight Street.

Date: 1949-02-15 

Description: A group of women mending clothes for the Quakers' relief clothing project at one of their regular Tuesday morning sessions at the home of Mrs. Hilton E. (L...

Date: 1951-06-23 

Description: John Earl and Patricia (Salisbury) Earl at their wedding reception on June 23, 1951 at the Edgewater Hotel. Flanked by best man Robert Salisbury, Jr. and...

Date: 1949-07-08 

Description: Mrs. Dana J. Dillon, advertising manager for Baron Brothers department store, 14-18 West Mifflin Street, holds a dress from the Baron's children's departme...

Date: 1953-07-19 

Description: Two Madison soap box derby contestants race toward the finish line on South Midvale Boulevard as a large crowd watches from behind a fence. The 1953 race w...

Photograph

Lake Monona Dock

Date: 1905 ca.

Description: The lake steamer "Alice" approaches the Madison dock on Lake Monona. Two boys wearing caps stand at the end of the pier. At the time of this photograph, t...

Date: 1960-10-23 

Description: View of audience at a rally for John F. Kennedy for president.

Date: 1898-12 

Description: Attorney Albert G. Zimmerman in his Madison law office, dictating a letter to secretary Jennie Nelson. Until 1894 Zimmerman was the law partner of Robert...

Date: 1946-04-27 

Description: Display window at J.C. Penney & Company, 17-19 East Main Street, featuring cowboy "Tom Mix, of Radio, Safety Rules to All Straight Shooters" for Wisconsin...

Date: 1950-02-24 

Description: A group of workmen standing in front of the First Unitarian Society Meeting House during construction. This is one of two "work days" the men donated to th...

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