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Date: 1953-04-13 

Description: Disney film crew shooting a prescribed burn at the University of Wisconsin-Madison Arboretum for inclusion in the film The Vanishing Prairie. A came...

Date: 1958-12-09 

Description: Mrs. I. Franklin (Arline) Houseman of 821 Lakewood Boulevard made a novel "tree" from chicken wire, colored pine cones, Christmas tree balls, leaves, and o...

Date: 1920 ca.

Description: A young woman, most likely Esther Van Wagoner (Tufty), sitting on a Clark TrucTractor on the Library Mall of the University of Wisconsin-Madison campus. Th...

Date: 1952-05-20 

Description: Dave Ross, a West High School student, is playing the piano for a group of fellow students from Madison's various high schools. They are the entertainers w...


Ely Residence

Date: 1924 ca.

Description: Richard T. Ely residence, 205 North Prospect St. This house is Georgian revival in style and was built by Richard & Anna Ely in 1896. The architect was C...

Date: 1956-08-07 

Description: Babysitter Linda Taylor comforts Delia Charlton.


Weaving Class

Date: 1929 

Description: Two women weave at looms in a University of Wisconsin class.

Date: 1960-07-09 

Description: The Madison Branch of the Women's International League for Peace and Freedom entertains foreign women living in Madison at a tea party at the home of Mr. &...

Date: 1991-04 

Description: Governor's Conference Room in the Wisconsin State Capitol before restoration returned it to the original exposed cherry wood.

Date: 1958-02-13 

Description: Gwen Hendricks, Vivian Reynolds, Eldon Schimming, and Hazel Lenz chat at the Wisconsin Motor Vehicle Department Banquet.

Date: 1958-05-11 

Description: Jeannette Von Gunten (left), Dorothy Uehling, Charlotte Spohn and Betty Cotterman attend the Westmorland Community Association Annual Party held in the aud...

Date: 1974 

Description: Front page and sandwich pages from the hand-lettered, multi-page Ella's Deli menu. Other pages include open-face platters, jumbo deli platters, fish and sa...

Date: 1958-06-28 

Description: Co-chairmen of the 20th reunion celebration are (center) Mrs. Nick Smith (Rose Mary O'Connell) and Erin Karp. Looking on from either side are Nick Smith an...

Date: 1949-10-07 

Description: Two men installing a KAYSER'S banner on the side of the WFOW radio station truck for the Kayser safety parade on East Washington Avenue. The parade is part...


Bascom Hall

Date: 1915 ca.

Description: South view of Bascom Hall (formerly Main Hall) with dome on the University of Wisconsin-Madison campus. A flag is flying from the dome.

Date: 1948-03-01 

Description: James F. O'Neil, center, pictured with Governor Oscar Rennebohm, left, and Herman C. Runge, department commander. O'Neal was the top speaker, Rennebohm was...

Date: 1930-09-26 

Description: Stores on West Mifflin Street including Jordan's Clothing, 119, Blackhawk Electric Company, 121, New York Store Rugs 123, and Virginia Grill, 125.

Date: 1934-08-09 

Description: Portrait of Erwin Alfonsus, University of Wisconsin entomology department's "bee man," with hand covered with bees. There are beehives in the background.

Date: 1947-03-20 

Description: Madison Theater Guild cast members for "Mr. and Mrs. North" are, left to right, Paul Hunter, Jr., Rachel Steensland, Junius Eddy, Gardenia Kross, and Glenn...


Adna Wooster

Date: 1856 

Description: Quarter-length oval portrait of Adna Wooster of Racine.

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