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Date: 1927-03-08 

Description: Girl standing on stool. She is wearing a dress and hat with tinsel and glass ornaments.

Date: 1926 date unknown

Description: Portrait of a man and a woman posed together, wrapped in wire fencing. It must be a prank because they are both smiling. She is wearing a hat with a plume...

Date: 1948-11-15 

Description: Attorney General Thomas E. Fairchild, (right) being sworn in by his father, Justice Edward T. Fairchild, of the Wisconsin Supreme Court.


Trussing a Barrel

Date: 1952 ca.

Description: Frank "Foots" Hess Jr. and Tony Hess using a truss hoop driver to install hoops around a barrel at the Hess Cooperage. Also known as "trussing".

Date: 1995-03 

Description: "Chuck Bernhard and his two sons were photographed with University of Wisconsin football player Cory Raymer, and his parents of Fond du Lac. Cory went on...

Date: 1912 ca.

Description: Forest Middleton and his future wife, Leonore Judkins, look over a piece of beadwork on a frame.

Date: 1957-04-26 

Description: Chatting between dances at the Madison Business College Spring Prom are Marvin Frisch, Ted Herpel, Sharon Wendt, and Alice Schoeberie.

Date: 1949-07-23 

Description: Ted Ryan being weighed with his racing car. Their combined weight was just under the 250-pound limit. Left to right are Weighmaster Frankie Meyers, 1948 Ma...


Out of the Gate

Date: 1953-07-19 

Description: Two soap box racers leave the starting gate on their way down the hill on S. Midvale Boulevard. A few spectators can be seen on both sides of the starting...

Date: 1948-12-06 

Description: Mrs. Celin Furu is shown in Norwegian costume displaying her oil painting of Trolfjord, as well as Rosemaled furniture. She was a wartime resident of Berge...


Ingeborg Dahl

Date: 1871 ca.

Description: The studio portrait of Ingeborg Dahl made after her marriage to Nels, the photographer's brother.

Date:  date unknown

Description: The G. Larsen Family sits in their front yard. Behind them a sewing machine can be seen on the porch of their two-story house.


Wedding Party

Date: 1920 ca.

Description: Wedding party posing in a barnyard.

Date: 1958-10-14 

Description: Three young girls, children of members of the East Side Women's club, model at a style show presented at a meeting of the club. Pictured from left to right...

Date: 1929-08-04 

Description: Group of students and adult sponsors in front of the Presbyterian Student Headquarters, 731 State St.

Date: 1938-11-09 

Description: Crowd of workers viewing two new Ford cars in the Madison Kipp Corp. plant, 201-231 Waubesa Street.

Date: 1958-11-11 

Description: The annual Dane County 32nd Division Red Arrow Veterans Day party was held at the Towne Club. Guests included World War I and World War II division members...

Date: 1948-11-15 

Description: "Chuckie", a 3-year-old who has spent most of the past year as a patient at the Morningside Tuberculosis Sanatorium near Madison. He closely resembles the...


Easter Outfits

Date: 1950-04-05 

Description: Three Madison high school girls model their Easter outfits featuring hats, dresses, gloves and high heeled shoes. Left to right: Lois Ann Hammer, West Hi...


Description: Clara Middleton seated in a chair holding a rabbit.

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