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Description: A man and children stands under the Capitol Theatre marquee that promotes the movie, "Journey's End," with two men dressed as World War I soldier "doughboy...
Date: date unknown
Description: A music therapist (wearing a scarf on her head) leads a group of elderly residents of the Dane County Home in a music therapy session.
Description: Daniel Steele Durrie, librarian of the Wisconsin Historical Society, seated at his desk in the South Wing of the Wisconsin State Capitol. This photograph...
Description: James "Red" Sreenan, Wisconsin 130-pounder, lands a right punch to the ear of Penn State's Harry Papacharalambous during their bout which was fought to a d...
Description: Barn raising at Lars Davidsen Reque's home. Crew members can be seen mortising freshly hewn timbers with a hand-operated boring machine. Men are also seen...
Description: Luanne Unbehaun of Richland Center is crowned Madison Soap Box Derby Princess by beauty queen Jackie Stafford. Looking on at right is Lee Baron of Baron's...
Description: Sacred Heart Academy (now Edgewood High School) class of 1925 group portrait.
Description: James L. Clarke, city health inspector, placing a warning sign on a fence at the Shorewood dump after workers distributed poison bread bait in the dump.
Description: Inset of an engraved portrait of Governor Coles Bashford.
Description: Window display for Beauty Wear Hosiery stockings, with sign in picture frame saying "Beauty Wear, Pretty as a Picture HOSIERY,Your Old Hosiery Has Cash Val...
Description: The Fourth of July "living flag" created by costumed dancers from the Kehl Dance Studio, a school founded in Madison by Frederick W. Kehl in 1898. The Capi...
Description: Jane and Kenneth White and their daughters, Sue (left), Kay, and Barbara, and the family dog, Perky, sail in their lightning class sailboat on Lake Mendota...
Description: Esther Suckle and Alta Lorenz, members of the Dane County Medical Society Auxiliary, will model clothes from Simpson's at a style show at the Edgewater Hot...
Description: Paul C. Bennett, musical instrument repairman, holding a violin made in 1721 which belongs to Mrs. D.P. Wheeler and may be a Stradivarius. Behind him on an...
Description: Governor Julius P. Heil and four men, standing next to a AAA dual control driver training car, courtesy of Pontiac Motor Division. The car is parked in fro...
Description: "Blase beyond words were these three Shorewood women who came to the party in the abbreviated, waist-less, low-necked frocks characteristic of the 1920s."...
Description: Five Charmany Dairy women bowlers, holding bowling balls at the Madison Alleys, 121 N. Fairchild. They were winners of second place in class B at the Wisc...
Date: 1873 ca.
Description: Elevated view of wedding party outdoors on the lawn at the Norway Grove Lutheran Church. Horses and carriages are in the background.
Description: Twenty-two shoe salesmen pose for a group portrait in a store shoe department.
Description: S.S. Kresge Store, 25-27 East Main Street, display window featuring Valentine's Day gift selections, with sign, "Now! Every Tot Can Have a Ballerina (skirt...
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