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Date: 1933-08-02 

Description: Melvina (Mrs. Samuel) Capron, 222 N. Bassett St., listens to a radio and reenacts the night in 1923 when she heard that President Warren G. Harding had di...

Photograph

Capitol Square

Date: 1933 

Description: Two police officers, one on a motorcycle with sidecar on the corner of Mifflin and Carroll Street, on the Capitol Square. A large Santa Claus cutout is lo...

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:  date unknown

Description: Studio portrait in front of a painted backdrop of young girl wearing a dark dress with her hair pulled back in fashionable bows. She is sitting on an ornat...

Photograph

Bridal Dance

Date:  

Description: Virgina Lee Kehl and twins Jo Ann and Jo Jean Kehl perform in a bridal number in costumes designed and crafted by Mrs. Genevieve Kehl.

Date: 1934-01-02 

Description: Madison Fire Department's new gray $16,200 aerial fire truck parked in front of the Central Fire Station, 18-20 South Webster Street. Roy Hurling is drivi...

Date: 1959-04-03 

Description: An authentic Scandinavian smorgasbord will be the key attraction at Madison's first Folk Festival and Fair sponsored and held at the YWCA, 122 State Street...

Date: 1960-06-16 

Description: The 17th session of Badger Girls State got under way with opening exercises at the University of Wisconsin Commerce Building.

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: Three unidentified children sit in chairs in front of a Christmas tree. Two of the children hold dolls; the third holds a push toy. The tree is decorated w...

Photograph

Santa Parade

Date: 1948-11-27 

Description: In front of Manchester's Department Store, Santa Claus waves to the children from his yellow Ercoupe airplane as he rides in a parade sponsored by the Madi...

Photograph

Shafer Pharmacy

Date: 1982 

Description: View of Williamson Street from inside Shafer Pharmacy. The owner, Hugh Hessman, stands by a large arched window looking out onto the street. He wears glass...

Date: 1947-01-23 

Description: Seven ladies of the Women's Guild of Pilgrim Congregational Church, 953 Jenifer Street, holding trays and standing around a reception table, observing the...

Date: 1948-09-15 

Description: New head football coach for Madison East High School, Herbert "Butch" Mueller, is kneeling in the center with his other coaches. Ferris "Red" McKinley is k...

Date: 1930 

Description: Mechanical Engineering Building under construction. A group of construction workers are on the foundation are working near a tower. There is a church steep...

Poster

Elect! Loomis

Date: 1941 ca.

Description: Campaign poster in red, white and blue that reads: "Wisconsin needs a Governor. Elect! Loomis." Includes a head and shoulders portrait of Orland Steen Loom...

Date:  date unknown

Description: View looking down at Sid's arm reaching through the empty bottom of a cigar box to pick a cigar off the sidewalk.

Date: 1948-06-17 

Description: Group portrait of the Reverend and Mrs. Francis J. Bloodgood, former pastor of St. Andrews Episcopal Church, and their family, taken at their home, 1102 Li...

Photograph

Blue Baby Mittens

Date: 1827 ca.

Description: Baby mittens knitted of blue and white wool yarn.

Date:  date unknown

Description: Photographic postcard of picnic grounds at a spring in Blue Mounds State Park. The spring is running out of a brick catch basin on the right. A woman weari...

Date: 1948-06-17 

Description: Madison Youth Council outgoing vice president, Mel Wade at left, wishing good luck to the newly elected recording secretary of the organization, June Clear...

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