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Levi P. Drake

Date: 1856 

Description: Quarter-length oval portrait of Levi P. Drake. He was born in Herkimer County, New York on September 17, 1812, and emigrated to Wisconsin on May 25, 1826.

Date: 1954-01-05 

Description: Officers of the Orchard Ridge Community Club work on the club's local newspaper. President James Motl, standing, submits an item to Glenn Lyans, vice-presi...

Date: 1920 ca.

Description: Quarter-length portrait of unidentified man with a beard and moustache. He is wearing a jacket, shirt and tie.


Edward Devlin


Description: Vignetted carte-de-visite portrait of Captain Edward Devlin, Company E, 30th Wisconsin Infantry.

Date: 1950-01-25 

Description: Two high school girls with ice skates on a staircase at their school as they prepare to leave for the nearest skating rink. Pictured left to right are Mary...

Date: 1957-05-11 

Description: The annual spring dance of the junior division of the University League was held at Blackhawk Country Club. Shown are Mr. and Mrs. Theodore Brevik and Barb...


Bascom Hill Walk

Date: 1926 

Description: View from the top of Bascom Hill on the University of Wisconsin-Madison campus of the tree-lined path and lampposts. South Hall is on the right.

Date: 1896 ca.

Description: Mrs. Elsie Stevens poses on a path by a lake while riding a horse. Possibly on the University of Wisconsin-Madison drive (present-day Lakeshore path).

Date: 1961-05-20 

Description: Eight young men wearing suits pose in two rows. Pictured are some of the captains of Monona Grove High School athletic teams honored at their sixth annual...

Date: 1952-06-17 

Description: Mrs. C. L. Darling, route 3, Madison, with her Irish wolfhound, "Kilroman of Kellybrachen". The dog will be competing at the Badger Kennel Club dog show.


Wedding Portrait

Date: 1929 ca.

Description: Group portrait in front of a painted background of a wedding party. Three men and three women pose with a young girl and boy. The three women and one of th...

Date: 1949-09-02 

Description: Mrs. Donald O. (Faye) Nelson with her children, Tracy and Timmy, walk over the Rustic Bridge in Shorewood Hills while modeling new autumn fashions.


Christmas Mail

Date: 1944-10-12 

Description: Clerk at the post office sorting Christmas parcels to be shiped overseas to men and women in service.

Date: 1960-11-01 

Description: Shown in center is Major Alexander P. de Seversky, pioneer in aeronautical design and engineering, and speaker at the Air Power banquet at the Wisconsin Me...


Badger Spelling Bee

Date: 1950-04-29 

Description: Badger Spelling Bee champion Arlene Brown stands before seated judges Mrs. Robert Taylor and Morton Schroeder as Master Pronouncer Paul W. Gauger looks on....

Date: 1930 ca.

Description: View along the front entrance of the Wisconsin Historical Society, across Library Mall towards the Armory (Red Gym or Old Red). Caption reads, "Gymnasium f...

Date: 1934-09-20 

Description: Howard Miner, disabled World War I veteran, receiving Forget-me-not flower from Florence Palz, ladies auxiliary chairman, marking the opening of the forget...

Date: 1971-04 ca.

Description: Poster announcing a performance of Shakespeare's "A Midsummer Night's Dream," at Broom Street Theater in Madison, Wisconsin. Performed by the Broom Street...

Date: 1961-11-06 

Description: Certified professional secretary Dorothy Ogle, who is secretary to her husband, Sam, the executive director of the Wisconsin Retail Merchants Association.

Date: 1954 

Description: View from atop a building across Wisconsin Avenue of the Fuller Opera House during its demolition.

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