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Date: 1922 

Description: Mrs. Parks examining a birdhouse.

Date: 1960-06-14 

Description: The home of Sybil Hanks at 525 Wisconsin Avenue was the setting for the Madison YWCA garden tea. The program centered around various nationalities. Left to...


YWCA Folk Festival

Date: 1959-04-13 

Description: Costumes from other lands were featured at the First Madison YWCA Folk Festival and Fair. Shown modeling Norwegian dresses are (left to right) Eleanor Nerd...

Date: 1959-12-20 

Description: A Christmas caroling group sings in their neighborhood to raise contributions to the Empty Stocking Club. Shown from left in first row, are Becky Sanderson...

Date: 1955-05-14 

Description: Rita and Edward Konkol attend the Knights of Columbus spring dance. Mr. Konkol was social chairman of the organization.

Date: 1917 

Description: Dean W.A. Henry, University President Thomas C. Chamberlin, and Stephen M. Babcock with Babcock's butterfat testing device.

Date: 1959-05-10 

Description: More than twelve people in their Sunday clothes gather in an open lot at Gilbert Road and Tolman Terrace to note the start of construction of their church...


Grave Excavation

Date: 1918-07-13 

Description: Boxed bones from graves found on University Hill (later Bascom Hill). Two men, seen from the waist down, are standing behind the boxes containing the remai...


Crime Re-enactment

Date: 1986-04-23 

Description: This image was captured during the re-enactment of a crime that took place at a convenience store on Tuesday, April 22nd, 1986. The killing of Andrew N. Ne...

Date: 1954-03-24 

Description: Flora Steul serves tea following a meeting in which final arrangements were made for the West District Round-Up of Girl Scouts held on May 7th. Girl Scout...


Sherwin Gillett

Date: 1902 ca.

Description: Three-quarter length portrait of Sherwin Gillett. The frame has the S. Gillett imprint, but the photograph is from years before he started his own photogra...

Date: 1954-01 

Description: Fisherman Walter Meske of Watertown holds up a fish he caught while ice fishing on Salmo Pond near Black Earth.

Date: 1978-03 

Description: Winners of the WIAA Girls Basketball State Championship, the Lomira High School Girls Basketball team meet Wisconsin Governor, Martin Schreiber.


Rose Sussman

Date: 1959-02-05 

Description: Rose Sussman, a former ballet dancer and teacher, shops for a dress in a Madison store. The former Rose Goloff was born in the southern Ukraine section of...

Date: 1912 

Description: View down Main Street. On the left is a bowling alley/billiard parlor, a real estate/insurance business, and a livery/garage. On the next block is City Hal...

Date: 1959-01-06 

Description: Nakoma's Twelfth Night Party featured the historical pageantry of the Twelfth Night tradition. Dr. James Griffin, billed as "Madison's most interesting boa...


Oak Lodge

Date:  date unknown

Description: Exterior view of Oak Lodge near Lake Mendota, with a man and two women posing on the front porch. It was owned by Caroline Fitch, Ann Stewart, and Jessie V...


Champion Skaters

Date: 1961-01-22 

Description: Group portrait of 23 young ice skaters who all won championships in the 1961 city speed skating meet at Vilas Park.


Holiday Skirt

Date: 1958-12-24 

Description: Margaret Kronenberg sits under a Christmas tree while modeling a Christmas skirt she decorated herself. The skirt is made of white felt and was hand-decora...

Date: 1926 ca.

Description: Large group of students and teachers posed on a slope in front of St. Francis Xavier Catholic School for a group portrait. Many of the children and adults...

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