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Otis Elevator

Date: 1954 

Description: A view of the ornate Otis elevator originally installed in the Historical Society building in 1900. This picture, taken on the second floor during remodeli...

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...

Photograph

Ole Torgerson

Date: 1896-03-04 

Description: Vignetted carte-de-visite portrait of Ole Torgerson on his 70th birthday.

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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...

Photograph

Group of Women

Date: 1944-01-17 

Description: Group of women.

Date: 1954-02-22 

Description: Shown left to right, first row, are Glenn Nording, basketball coach; Leon Stolen, football captain; Otto Breitenbach, football coach. In the back row are...

Date: 1954-09-10 

Description: Exterior view of four houses, probably in the 400 block of North Lake Street, to be torn down for the Lake Street parking ramp.

Date: 1952-04-29 

Description: Shown as they rehearsed for a benefit style show at the University of Wisconsin-Madison Alpha Phi house are four of the models. From left to right, are: B...

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: 1951-10-10 

Description: Nels Rasmussen, employed at Madison Western Union for 42 years, receives a gold pin for his service from Manager A. G. Tappen.

Date:  date unknown

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...

Date: 1957-01-14 

Description: Group portrait of four members of a planning committee for the Teens Against Polio dance. Left to right: Susie Apple, West high School; Bill Glocker, Edgew...

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Date: 1956-03-03 

Description: University of Wisconsin boxer Dick Bartman, left, competes against Houston's Alton Allen. Their match ended in a tie.

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.

May be based on...

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: 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...

Date: 1955-10 

Description: Doctors and their wives are honored at the annual banquet of the Dane County Medical Assistants held at the Club Chanticleer. Shown (left to right) are Vi...

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