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Date: 1905 

Description: Badger Beauty contest at the University of Wisconsin-Madison. Helen Fitzgerald is shown in back against the wall 6th from the left. She was a member of Tri...

Date: 1950-04-04 

Description: Katherine Mary Ela, age 2.5 years, wears her Easter finest of a smart navy blue and white frock with a white straw hat bound in the brightest red ribbon an...

Date: 1914 ca.

Description: View across street towards the construction at 210 E. Washington Avenue. There is scaffolding in front of the building, and Emma Schoelkopf is standing in...


John H. Rountree

Date: 1856 

Description: Quarter-length oval portrait of Major John H. Rountree. He was born in March of 1805 in Kentucky, near the Mammoth Cave, and came to Wisconsin on May 27, 1...

Date: 1948-04-01 

Description: University of Wisconsin boxer John Lendenski, left, landing a right punch to the head of Syracuse University boxer Julian LeVine, who is preparing to retal...


Waunakee Cannery

Date: 1948-07-01 

Description: View from road of the Waunakee Canning Company building with cars in a parking lot. Men are working near the loading dock.


Boss Elisha Keyes


Description: Carte-de-visite portrait of Elisha W. Keyes (1828-1910) a prominent Madison attorney who was appointed Madison postmaster by Abraham Lincoln in 1861. From...

Date: 1949-10-20 

Description: Miss Dagne Hougstad, 480 N. Baldwin Street, left, president of the Madison alumnae group of Theta Sigma Phi journalism sorority, and Mrs. Betty Hinckle Dun...

Date: 1947-12-06 

Description: Winter scene with Patty Lou Radder (left) and Ricky Radder posing in front of a snowman they built in their front yard at 3125 University Avenue after a sn...

Date: 1949-01-12 

Description: Arthur Stehr, son of Dr. and Mrs. A.C. Stehr, 3502 Blackhawk Drive, puts on the skates of Nancy Blume, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Norman H. Blume, Shorewood...

Date: 1957-02-17 

Description: Presenting musical numbers, in costume, at a meeting of the Rosaline Peck Society, Children of the American Revolution include, from left to right, Anne Fa...


Description: Poster advertising a set of performances by musical group Blue Funkshun. Features a hand-drawn illustration of a man with a guitar case smoking a cigarett...

Date: 1870 ca.

Description: Stereograph of Soldiers' Orphans Home, formerly Harvey Hospital. The octagon house was originally built for Governor Leonard J. Farwell and designed by Aug...

Date: 1911 ca.

Description: Students pose sitting sideways at their desks in the classroom for a group portrait. The teacher is standing in the back near a door.

Date:  date unknown

Description: Elevated view of police students pairing up to try a move during judo instruction at the YMCA.


Scrap Metal Parade

Date: 1951-11-20 

Description: The Cambridge High School marching band goes down North Pinckney Street during the Scrap Metal Parade around the Capitol Square. Shown in the background ar...

Date: 1958-05-15 

Description: Madison television programs are hosted by Madison women and cover topics like cooking, arts, fashion and crafts. A husband and wife team, Bea and Carson Gu...

Date: 1949-01-07 

Description: Lowell School students staged a demonstration of "Music and Dance" for educators attending the Mid-Winter music clinic at the University of Wisconsin. Dori...

Date: 1939 

Description: Image from the Garden Club record book kept by Neighborhood House, with Rosalie, Ollie Mae, and Adrena Matthews posing by their garden, near the front step...


Unitarians Singing


Description: An undated musical event for children at the First Unitarian Society Meeting House. The photograph, which was taken by Herb Jacobs, a member of the society...

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