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Butter Making Class

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Description: Students dressed in white use large butter churns in a butter making class, probably at the University of Wisconsin Dairy School.

Date: 1970 ca.

Description: Camel rides at the Vilas Park Zoo (Henry Vilas Zoo) for children, given free by Zor Temple Camel Patrol on Sunday afternoons during the summer. A number of...

Date: 1934-08-27 

Description: Two men look at a damaged automobile belonging to Elmer Meixner, DeForest, after a collision with a Milwaukee Road train at the East Johnson Street crossi...

Date: 1938 ca.

Description: Levi B. Vilas built this house in 1853 at 521 North Henry Street on the corner of Langdon Street.

Date: 1959-01-06 

Description: Nakoma's Twelfth Night Party featured the historical pageantry of the Twelfth Night tradition. Dr. James Griffin, billed as "Madison's most interesting boa...

Date: 1933 ca.

Description: Group portrait of men, women and children posing outdoors under the shade of trees next to a sign that reads "Photographers' Picnic."

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Louis Hirsig

Date: 1944-02-24 

Description: Louis Hirsig, chairman of the Red Cross campaign for Madison.

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Candy Making

Date: 1934-10-13 

Description: John Karch stirs a hot pot of candy syrup on a stove while trays of finished candy cool on the table.

Date: 1964-06 

Description: John Frederick, who will receive his doctorate from the University of Wisconsin, shows his family around the campus. They are, left to right, his sister,...

Date: 1952-06-18 

Description: William F. Guethlein, Sauk City, resting on a scaffold on the Belmont Hotel, 31 North Pinckney Street. He has been repairing and painting the hotel windows...

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James Rowen

Date: 1979-02-15 

Description: Journalist James Rowen speaking into a microphone and raising a finger during a talk.

Date: 1954-09-05 

Description: Three young men try an MG for size at the Madison Sports Car club "rallye." They include, from left, Tom Wengel, Dennis Gunderson, and Donn Gurney.

Date: 1890 ca.

Description: A mill on the Yahara River at the outlet of Lake Mendota. The mill was built in 1850 by Governor Farwell.

Date: 1931-11-19 

Description: Men trim hams at their jobs at Oscar Mayer.

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Shrine Club Meeting

Date: 1958-06-17 

Description: Alden Hawthorne, at left, of Monroe, W.S. MacDonald (Sheboygan), Earle Lewis (Madison), Lester Lee (Madison), attend a Shrine Club members meeting in Madis...

Date: 1948-02-25 

Description: Mrs. Joseph (Betty Pruett) Farrington, former police reporter, recalls work days with Russell B. Pyre, current reporter. She was a police reporter from 191...

Date: 1947-02-14 

Description: The main building at the F.L. Chase Lumber Company in DeForest destroyed by a blazing fire.

Date: 1909 

Description: A long column of men following a horse-drawn cart on State Street. The Wisconsin Historical Society, then known as the State Historical Society of Wisconsi...

Date: 1947-07-20 

Description: Bishop William P. O'Connor, speaking to a congregation of several thousand people at Camp Randall Stadium for the Holy Hour focusing on World Peace.

Date: 1950-07-02 

Description: Winner of the "Best in Show" award at the fifth annual Badger Kennel club dog show was an Irish setter, Tyrone Farm Clancy, pictured with his owner Jack A....

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