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Otis Elevator

Date: 1954 

Description: Elevated view from stairway of the ornate Otis elevator in the Wisconsin Historical Society building. This elevator was installed as original equipment in...

Date: 1961-08-01 

Description: Auctioneer Joe Sherven, Sun Prairie, looks over an object as final plans are made for the annual West Side Business Men's Association's auction which benef...

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Description: A group of Naval students learn to use hacksaws in a machine shop at the U.S. Naval Training School (Radio).

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Jeannette Simmons

Date: 1948-10-19 

Description: Portrait of Jeannette Simmons, new health educator for the Madison health department. Ms. Simmons joins the staff under a 3-year grant experimental program...

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Group of Women

Date: 1944-01-17 

Description: Group of women.

Date: 1954-02-20 

Description: Dr. Robert C. Parkin, University of Wisconsin Medical School, was the guest speaker at a luncheon meeting of Delta Kappa Gamma, education sorority at the C...

Date: 1954-09-21 

Description: Mrs. Roy L. Matson (left), wife of The State Journal editor, visits with Mrs. William H. (Joan) Aspinwall, who represented the Alpha Phi alumnae chapter, a...

Date: 1955-08 

Description: Glenn M. Wise (Mrs. John Wise), Wisconsin's first woman Secretary of State, at her desk in the Wisconsin State Capitol.

Date: 1950-09-05 

Description: Madison high school students register for fall activities at the Loft, an activity center for teenagers at 16 East Doty Street. At the registration desk a...

Date: 1951-10-11 

Description: A "lion" is being put through its paces by his "trainer" before a crowd of "circus fans" at Lowell School as first grade students perform at a dress rehear...

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Description: Portrait of an elderly woman. She is seated in a chair holding flowers on her lap. Caladium in pots are arranged on both sides. In the background are ferns...

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Newspaper Carrier

Date: 1952-05-28 

Description: James Bormett, one of ten individual portraits of newspaper carriers who won a three-day, all-expense paid trip to Indianapolis for the Memorial Day speedw...

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Madison Art Guild

Date: 1957-01-07 

Description: Madison Art Guild oil painters participate in a workshop at Doris Brobst's home at 211 Lathrop Street. Seated: Virginia Oosterhous. Standing: Kathleen Cl...

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Date: 1956-03-03 

Description: Group portrait of Oregon High School basketball players in uniform.

Date:  date unknown

Description: Watercolor painting of a country road with a small barn in the distance. Trees are on the right and left, and foliage covers the ground.

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Date: 1947-03-01 

Description: Red Cross Home Service Department counselor R.W. Gerling is shown giving advice to John F. Foster, a veteran.

Date: 1948 

Description: This 1948 map shows contour and spot depths in Lake Wingra in Madison, Wisconsin. The shore outline is based on a 1940 aerial photograph.

Date: 1960-12-19 

Description: B'nai B'rith women entertain patients at the VA Hospital on Christmas Day. Martha Barth and Geraldine Netboy are shown serving cookies to patients Lyle Str...

Date: 1945-02-23 

Description: Dorothy Johansson, research assistant in zoology at the University of Wisconsin, performing an experiment using white rats to check techniques being develo...

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