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Date: 1961-04-05 

Description: Five attendees gather for a group photo at the annual spring banquet of the General Duty section of the Madison district Nurses' Association. Pictured are...

Photograph

Christmas Shopping

Date: 1947-12-06 

Description: Natalie Schwartz, 137 Talmadge Street, admiring a Christmas tree outdoors.

Date: 1958-02-11 

Description: Jack Burke stands at a podium onstage while reading a tribute and life story of Armand F. Ketterer, principal of Franklin school, standing at right.

Date: 1950-09-21 

Description: Plaques, trophies, and medals won by members of the Madison police department stand on display in a new trophy case constructed by patrolman Les Shore.

Photograph

Arnold H. Dammen

Date: 1947-03-01 

Description: Arnold H. Dammen, assistant director of residence halls at the University of Wisconsin, looking at a letter and a Haakon VII Liberation medal from the King...

Date: 1952-06-20 

Description: The head table at the University of Wisconsin Alumni Association banquet at the Memorial Union. Left to right are State Senator Warren P. Knowles, presiden...

Date: 1950-05-08 

Description: Four members of the Madison Wellesley College Club are pictured as they discussed plans for the benefit dessert bridge party which the club will hold at th...

Date: 1957-12-17 

Description: Group portrait of four Lakes Secretary's Association committee members who arranged a holiday social event. They include Hazel Lerwick, Elsie Horstmeyer, M...

Historical Essay

Flapper Prom Dress

Wisconsin Historical Museum Object – Feature Story

Evening gown worn by Edith Evelyn Nelson to the University of Wisconsin's Junior Prom, c. 1923. (Museum object #1969.147.2)

Date: 1959-06-09 

Description: The Toastmistress Club celebrates its first year in Madison with a combination guest night and initiation of officers at the Cuba Club Supper Club. Shown g...

Date: 1952-05-30 

Description: Mrs. H. L. (Charlotte) Gerber, escorted by Earl Heath, prepares to place a wreath in honor of World War I dead during ceremonies at the South Hamilton Stre...

Date: 1961-01-24 

Description: Madison section of the National Council of Jewish Women committee plans a Valentine Day dinner dance to be held at the Embers Supper Club. Shown seated (l...

Date: 1947-01-10 

Description: Six young children seated around a table at a birthday party. Taken for Lawrence Fitzpatrick, managing editor of the "Wisconsin State Journal".

Date: 1958-01-02 

Description: Elsie Johnson pins a name tag on A. F. Ahearn; both are attendees at the Nakoma Golf Club's New Year's Eve "Sno-Ball."

Date: 1949-01-03 

Description: Five state constitutional officers take their oaths of office at the Wisconsin State Capitol. Left to right: Warren R. Smith, State Treasurer; George M. Sm...

Date: 1953-12-21 

Description: Regina Jean Licari places places a gift under the Yule tree installed in the rotunda of the State Capitol. Gifts placed there were given to residents of th...

Date: 1956-02-03 

Description: John Doremus (left), Suzanne Lautz, Pat Kelly, and Claire Cassidy attend a costume party for sixth graders of Jefferds dancing class.

Date: 1960-01-15 

Description: Four women attend the Who's New Club Anniversary Tea. Frances DeNamur, seated at left, chats with Lois Sedlacek, Alice Smith, and Marjorie Randell.

Date: 1960-02-02 

Description: The Central High School gymnasium will be decorated in a "Bali Ha'i" theme for its junior prom. The king and queen will be Phillipp Kneebone and Pauline Di...

Date: 1898 

Description: Decorated arch erected on State Street as part of the Semi-Centennial celebration of statehood. The arch bears a representation of Commodore Dewey's victor...

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