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Date: 1948-11-16 

Description: Naval Officers and Wives Club annual Christmas dinner dance featuring a Hawaiian Christmas theme, in the Crystal Ballroom of the Hotel Loraine. Mrs. Robert...

Date: 1931-04-04 

Description: The Kopp's Meat Market, located at 606 South Park Street. Easter window showing Plankington bologna, hams, frankfurters, and Easter decorations.

Date: 1898 

Description: Flags and posters are displayed over King Street for the fifty year celebration. One banner reads: "1848 Wisconsin 1898." Pedestrians are on the streets an...

Date: 1948-04-10 

Description: State Business and Professional Women's Club dinner at the Hotel Loraine, 123 West Washington Avenue, with officers Mrs. Martha Ann Hollenbeck, Green Bay,...

Date: 1947-02-20 

Description: Six den members of Cub Scout Pack 302 at the first "Blue and Gold" Cub Scout banquet at Randall School, 10 North Spooner Street. Left to right: Paul and Pe...

Historical Essay

Bascom Hill Pink Flamingo

Wisconsin Historical Museum Object – Feature Story

Pink flamingo from the flock that graced Bascom Hill on on the University of Wisconsin-Madison campus, 1979. (Museum object #1979.302A-C)

Date: 1950-12-20 

Description: Nina and Merle Palmer are shown observing their golden wedding anniversary. Mr. Palmer was a teacher and principal in Wisconsin schools for 46 years.

Photograph

Elks Youth Dance

Date: 1958-12-26 

Description: A record number of 216 youths attended the third annual holiday formal held for teen age sons and daughters of Elks Club members and their guests. Among th...

Date: 1937-09-25 

Description: A bandstand and dance floor set up for a party at the Madison Club after the South Dakota vs. Wisconsin football game, with palm tree decorations.

Date: 1996 

Description: Color portrait from balcony of the Historical Society staff taken in the Library to illustrate the cover of a special issue of the Magazine of Wisconsin...

Date: 1952-05-29 

Description: Dorothy Bell, at left, and Karen Center, at right, finish a sign advertising "Neptune's Kingdom," the dance West High school juniors are planning to honor...

Photograph

Christmas Baby

Date: 1954-11-25 

Description: Mrs. Harvey Johnson holds her new baby girl, born on Christmas day at St. Mary's Hospital.

Date: 1945 ca.

Description: Confederate graves in the Forest Hill Cemetery.

Date: 1959-06-09 

Description: The Toastmistress Club celebrates its first year in Madison with a combination guest night and initiation of officers at the Cuba Club Supper Club. Shown g...

Date: 1950-04-04 

Description: Some of the committee members decorate for the first of a series of parties to be given for the teenage children of Nakoma Golf Club. Seated, left to right...

Date: 1955-01-03 

Description: Governor Walter Kohler is shown with his right hand raised while taking his oath of office, being administered by Chief Justice Edward Fairchild of the Wis...

Date: 1954-11-09 

Description: Jerry Stich, East High School student, illustrates an important point in the "Madison High School Party Code" by telephoning his parents when unforeseen ci...

Date: 1960-11-07 

Description: Service league members of Christ Presbyterian Church prepare their "Home for the Holidays" tour, boutique, and bake sale. Many of the items to be shown in...

Date: 1951-03-21 

Description: Men sit at the speakers' table at the Madison and Wisconsin Foundation annual banquet with state, city and university officials as invited guests. Included...

Date: 1898 

Description: Crowd around fountain at Wisconsin State Capitol for a 50-year celebration. There are decorations hanging from the fountain, and flower arrangements are ar...

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