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Date: 1948-01-05 

Description: Charles E. Bohlen, United States State Department counselor, speaking at the University of Wisconsin-Madison Field House during a program which launched Wi...

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: 1953-07-17 

Description: Seven Madison street department workers preparing the route of the upcoming Madison Soap Box derby. Left to right, Clark Evarts, William Skolaski, Ed West...

Photograph

William Haak Home

Date: 1948 ca.

Description: The William Haak home, 501 East Washington Avenue.

Photograph

Mistletoe

Date: 1949-12-21 

Description: Shown contempting what may be the results of her standing under the traditional mistletoe is Connie Connor. On her left is Arlen Rosenbloom and on her rig...

Date: 1949-07-22 

Description: Tenney Park breakwater and Lake Mendota. The city of Madison was able to resume construction at no cost. The construction company tearing up East Washingto...

Date: 1930-12-31 

Description: View of the Wisconsin Telephone Company building, 16 S. Carroll Street.

Photograph

St. Joseph Church

Date: 1980 

Description: Telephone lines and trees are in the foreground of this photograph. Tucked behind them is the St. Joseph Church, which was located at 1905 West Beltline Hi...

Date: 1955 ca.

Description: View from rocky shoreline of the launching of the "Monona-Mobile" (pontoon car) onto Lake Monona. The boat launch is on the left. "11248" is painted on the...

Date: 1949-04-06 

Description: Lieut. Col. Wayne O. Hauck, executive officer of the University of Wisconsin military department, left, presenting Cadet Col. William K. Chipman with an aw...

Date: 1957-12-07 

Description: Portrait of Joan and Dr. Frank Hege (left) and Dr. and Mrs. Theodore Smith.

Date: 1956-11-16 

Description: Male teacher and a student bowing to one another at the beginning of a dance at the Cherokee Heights School dance party.

Date: 1953-12-27 

Description: Portrait of the Madison Cardinal Hockey Team with their manager and coach. The team, part of the Fox Valley Hockey League, plays its home game at the Vilas...

Date: 1970-01-18 

Description: Exterior view of the GAR (Grand Army of the Republic) Memorial Hall, 118 Monona Avenue, (Martin Luther King, Jr. Boulevard as of January 19, 1987). The bui...

Date: 1956-12-22 

Description: Ruth Bass, 4216 Mandrake Road, receives a clock radio as a prize in the Christmas outdoor home lighting contest from Lucien G. Schlimgen, Jr., president of...

Date: 1972-10 ca.

Description: Poster supporting black students to register to vote. Features a student, with white face paints that reads, "Vote" and the slogan, "The Time is Now. Regis...

Madison's Soap Box Derby

Learn about the history of Madison's Soap Box Derby, a popular racing sport amongst young boys nation-wide in the early to mid-1900s.

Date: 1862 

Description: Poster calling for volunteers for the Civil War, claiming "Highest Bounty And Pay!".

Date: 1958-11-24 

Description: Shown admiring the Wheeler Trophy, to be awarded to Wisconsin High School's most valuable football player, are (front row left to right) Coach Hal Metzen,...

Date: 1961 

Description: A Confederate Rest at the Forest Hill Cemetery, with graves of Confederate soldiers who died as prisoners of war in Madison, Wisconsin, in 1862.

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