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Description: Five Catholic boy scouts from two Janesville parishes receiving the Ad Altare Dei Medal from Bishop William P. O'Connor of the Madison diocese in St. Rapha...
Description: The Central High School basketball team will play West High School in the Big Eight Conference basketball race. West is in second place while Central is in...
Description: Composer Sigmund Romberg at the piano during an impromtu concert at Central High School. Members of the high school band looking on are left to right: Beve...
Date: 1916 ca.
Description: Building on the University of Wisconsin-Madison campus. A brick-paved drive curves around in the front of the building.
Description: University Houses at Eagle Heights. This is the dining room of Lieutenant Colonel and Mrs. Harry E. Hagerty.
Description: Portrait of Mrs. Margaret Wells Wood, speaker on "Petting Parties", at the Lorraine Hotel. A lecturer and field worker for the American Social Hygiene Asso...
Description: Nakoma Welfare League members look on as a ceremony takes place to install new officers. The event took place outdoors at the Anderson home at 4014 Cheroke...
Description: A group of retired people play a game of canasta at the Social Afternoon Klub which is held weekly at the Madison Community Center. The Social Afternoon Kl...
Description: The new Wisconsin Telephone Company west side exchange building in the 2100 block of Franklin Avenue.
Description: At a "We Saw You" fashion show, Miriam Hauri (left), Joan Faust, and Joanne Schoepp model pajamas they made. The girls were Middleton High School students.
Description: Group of students listening to a lecture. The Abraham Lincoln School for Social Science of Chicago, Illinois, sponsored a Summer Institute in Madison for s...
Date: 1880 ca.
Description: Portrait of Sherwin Gillett (b. 1879) when he was a baby.
Description: Mrs. William J. (Salome) Fix, caretaker of premature babies at St. Mary's Hospital, holds one of her tiny patients. She was diagnosed with polio in 1949.
Description: Two women greet guests at the registration table for the Attic Angels Ball in the Lorraine Hotel.
Description: Madison men in charge of Community Chest campaign for small business firms looking at a city map. Seated left to right: Leo Kronenberg, chairman of the Eas...
Description: Four relatives of Senator Robert M. "Fighting Bob" La Follette look over the collection of his personal papers which were presented and opened at the Wisco...
Date: 1910 ca.
Description: The mill race as it flows from Lake Mendota into Tenney Park.
Description: Image from an album kept by Neighborhood House, with girls sitting at a table sewing, Mary Lee Griggs standing and helping, and another woman standing by t...
Description: Lynn Dudley serves as a model for one of the sweaters which will be on sale at the annual bazaar sponsored by the women of the Immaculate Heart of Mary Cat...
Description: Quarter-length oval portrait of Peter Parkison, Jr. He was born in Tennessee on January 12, 1812. Parkison came to Wisconsin on August 15, 1828, and reside...
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