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Date: 1944-10-05 

Description: Captain Harry Dyer, age 80, admiring his model log raft and steam boat in his basement workshop. For 20 years he was a raft boat mate. He left the river in...

Date: 1944-04-29 

Description: Jerry Vetter, West High School track star, has cleared 11 feet 7 inches in the pole vault and 21 1/2 inches in the broad jump.

Date: 1956-08-05 

Description: Portrait of Dr. Peter and Cora Barsness. The couple is celebrating their 50th wedding anniversary.


New Teachers

Date: 1953-09-22 

Description: New home economics teachers at West High School Jeane Schwartz and Patricia Weege (center) are shown with pupils Pamla Wobig (left) and Carla Tande; they a...

Date: 1960-01-13 

Description: The annual scholarship award of the Madison Pharmacists Women's Club was presented to Margaret Korn, left, Winneconne, a junior in pharmacy at the Universi...

Date: 1959-09-26 

Description: Eight new inductees of the University of Wisconsin Athletic Hall of Fame were honored at half time during the W Club Day football game. They include Tom Jo...

Date: 1954-08-03 

Description: Boys ride in a pony cart at the Franklin School playground. Seated left to right: Harry Culp, Daniel Triggs, Jeff Engelberger, and Enoch Sherman. Two unid...

Date: 1951-11-10 

Description: Wisconsin's Don Voss (#90) leaps to block a pass by Penn State's quarterback Jerry Robinson (#15) in their football game at Camp Randall stadium.

Date: 1949-03-12 

Description: Girl Scouts receiving cookies from Reidar Strand, Strand Bakery, are Judith Engel, 3221 Center Avenue, and Joanne Frailing, 2325 Oakridge. The Strand Baker...

Date: 1947-11-09 

Description: First Congregational Church Pastor, Reverend Alfred W. Swan, in pastoral robe.


Charles Lindbergh

Date: 1927 

Description: Charles Lindbergh arriving in Madison to receive an honorary degree from University of Wisconsin. 1927

Date: 1953-11-09 

Description: Three children look at a picture book at the Morningside Sanatorium for tuberculosis patients. Money from the sale of Christmas seals was used to redecorat...

Date: 1945-08-05 

Description: Display of German "war junk," including fire arms and clothing, exhibited at the East Side Business Men's Festival. The souvenirs on display were collected...

Date: 1958-12-13 

Description: Children and parents of the Madison Twin Club held their Christmas party in the Community Center. Shown (left to right) are Michael and Maurice Glynn, 14-y...

Date: 1952-11-13 

Description: Albert and Sophie Kouba look through their collection of Native American relics, including many arrowheads.

Date: 1957-08-25 

Description: The Zimmerman twins, Lettie and Lloyd, celebrated their 11th birthday with 54 friends and 12 teachers at Lincoln School. Lettie and Lloyd are shown accepti...

Date:  date unknown

Description: French Battery and Carbon Company, later known as Rayovac. The old circle belt in the Madison plant.


Man with Pet Rats

Date: 1934-07-25 

Description: John Harrison, 616 Williamson Street, with part of his brood of doomed white rats. City health department ordered their extermination.

Date: 1947-03-20 

Description: Pictured are Roy Matson, editor of the Wisconsin State Journal (seated), and Louise Marston, society editor of the paper (standing at left), discuss...


Facial Massage

Date: 1930-08-13 

Description: A male beauty operator gives a woman a facial massage in the Baron Brothers Department Store Beauty Shop/"Bobber" Shop.

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