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Date: 1959-11-23 

Description: Individuals break ground for the new Sequoya branch of the Madison Public Library at the Midvale Plaza shopping center. The building is being constructed b...

Date: 1892 ca.

Description: This map oriented with north to the upper left shows railroads, creeks, post offices, smaller lakes, Lake Mendota, Lake Monona, Lake Wingra, Lake Waubesa,...

Date: 1945-02-01 

Description: Axel Olson with his sons Earl and Richard inspecting the Congressional Medal of Honor awarded posthumously to son and brother Sgt. Truman O. Olson. Truman...

Date: 1958-04-26 

Description: Four committee chairmen for the annual banquet of the Catholic Women's Club are, left to right, Mrs. Fred W. Chamberlin, decorations co-chairman; Sophie Ni...

Date: 1947-12-26 

Description: Rose Marie Licht and Jack Olds posing on a couch at the Masonic Temple. They are attending the annual Order of DeMolay holiday ball.

Date: 1959-12-22 

Description: Five members of the Salvation Army advisory board with baskets of food collected for needy families. Left to right are W. B. Miller, E. J. Kallerang, Herbe...

Date: 1948-04-15 

Description: Among those who paid tribute to the University of Wisconsin French house at its 30th anniversary banquet Thursday night were Collette Ladeveze, house direc...

Date: 1945-08-05 

Description: Display of German "war junk," including fire arms, clothing and a German Nazi flag, at the East Side Business Men's Festival. The souvenirs displayed were...

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: 1958-02-13 

Description: Group shot of Wisconsin Motor Vehicle Department employees. They include, from left to right, Evelyn Alsheimer (Waunakee), Joan Waterwirth (Fall River), Pa...

Date: 1949-12-03 

Description: Dignitaries pose on a staircase at a banquet at the Masonic temple given by the Monona chapter of the Order of the Eastern Star to honor Mrs. Leon W. (Sayd...

Date: 1958-02-13 

Description: Marilyn Johnsrude and Everett Melvin receive second and first prizes for their advertising essays. The awards are presented by John Beyler, advertising man...

Historical Essay

La Follette Casket Flag

Wisconsin Historical Museum Object – Feature Story

United States Flag used to drape the caskets of both Robert M. La Follette, Sr. and Jr. (Museum object #1951.187)

Date: 1956-02-07 

Description: Fern Theberath is a typist for the State Industrial Commission. She sets the table for her University Dames neighborhood group to meet in her apartment. He...

Date: 1964-07-04 

Description: Children on bikes in Madison's Crestwood neighborhood July 4th parade. In the center is Peter W. Faber (1959-2007) wearing a Mexican cowboy costume, origi...

Photograph

Lincoln Day Dinner

Date: 1950-02-14 

Description: Two "young" Rebublicans, Dorothea and Lyle Siggilkow, McFarland, are shown enjoying a fried chicken box supper at the Lincoln Day Dinner.

Photograph

First Costume Ball

Date: 1949-02-18 

Description: Members of Ethlyn Jefferds' dancing class, fifth and sixth grade students from Shorewood, Randall, and Lakewood schools, attending their first costume ball...

Date: 1957-06-03 

Description: A group gathers during the annual Immaculate Heart of Mary school athletic banquet. Left to right: (seated) Tom McCulloch, Doug Wenger, Gerald Sweeney, and...

Date: 1950-12-18 

Description: Members of the hospital junior auxiliary decorate a Christmas tree at Madison General Hospital prior to a holiday party for patients. They are, from left t...

Photograph

Jitterbug Champions

Date: 1950-02-08 

Description: Portrait of LOFT jitterbug competition champions Donna Armstrong and Steve Gust in a large Valentine heart "frame."

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