John McCarty Bowman

Date:  date unknown

Description: Sixth plate daguerreotype of John Bowman, a Madison Real Estate Agent, born in New York. John married Rosellah (Donnell) Bowman in 1863. The portrait is a...

Date: 1960-04-13 

Description: The Wisconsin Veterans of Foreign Wars community service records for 1959 were judged by this committee. Left to right are: Bjarne Romnes, 4215 Waneta Trai...

Date: 1942-12-25 before

Description: Front cover and menu page of the Christmas booklet from Truax Army Air Field, with a pinned-up drawing of a turkey perched on one leg on a butcher block ta...


Paul Vanderbilt

Date: 1958-10-01 

Description: Text with the photograph reads: "Paul Vanderbilt, curator of the photographic collections of the State Historical Society of Wisconsin, at the opening of t...


Wedding Portrait

Date: 1929 ca.

Description: Group portrait in front of a painted background of a wedding party. Three men and three women pose with a young girl and boy. The three women and one of th...

Date: 1958-12-02 

Description: Marvin Woerpel (left) of the Wisconsin Alumni Research Foundation is the main speaker for Alpha Gamma Rho's Dairy Day banquet. Shown with him, left to righ...

Date: 1918 

Description: Unidentified business or professional man seated in a chair in front of a roll-top desk. He is wearing round eyeglasses, and there is a typewriter on the d...


Class of 1884

Date: 1934-06-16 ca.

Description: Members of the University of Wisconsin Class of 1884 at their 50th reunion.

Date: 1959-07-14 

Description: Pearson and his son, Dennis, 2701 Van Hise Avenue, are low gross winners of the Pater-Fillius golf event at Blackhawk Country Club.

Date:  date unknown

Description: Sixth plate daguerreotype of Samuel Hunter Donnel. He is sitting with his hands in his lap and is wearing a formal suit with vest and top hat. Samuel Hunte...

Date: 1956-01-29 

Description: Group portrait of the winners in the boys division of the speed skating championship races at Vilas Park. Front row, left to right: Mike Bailey, Jim Sperli...

Date: 1915 ca.

Description: A group of unidentified men standing with a horse and wagon. The wagon is carrying a barrel of beer. The sign on the building in the background is an adver...


Captain Paterson

Date:  date unknown

Description: Captain Paterson is seated in front of his boathouse on the 600 block of East Gorham Street. He is holding a small boat on his lap.


Crime Re-enactment

Date: 1986-04-23 

Description: This image was captured during the re-enactment of a crime that took place at a convenience store on Tuesday, April 22nd, 1986. The killing of Andrew N. Ne...



Date: 1953-06 

Description: Group portrait of three men standing on a golf course. Among those pictured of a total of twelve negatives are: Walter Atwood, Steve Caravello, Jack Allen,...


Beach Scene

Date: 1953-06-16 before

Description: View of a crowd of people, mostly in swimsuits, at what might be Vilas Beach on Lake Wingra. There is a concession stand in a building in the background. A...

Date: 1959-07-31 

Description: Portrait of Ed ("Melon Head") Matush, an employee at Hi-Lo Market, 2038 Jenifer Street, who was a suspect in the "burglary" at the grocery store.

Date: 1965 

Description: Section of an active crowd of University of Wisconsin students yelling and cheering at a campus rally to work up spirit before a football game. Annotated:...

Date: 1960-01-25 

Description: The Madison area scored top awards at the first Wisconsin Pacemaker Pork program held during the opening of Farm and Home Week. At left is Gilbert Mueller,...

Date: 1958-10-03 

Description: Some 30 Madison members of the Amalgamated Lithographers of America Union received their own chapter after being members of a Milwaukee local for two years...

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