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Date: 1960-10-29 

Description: University of Wisconsin football player Kunesh (45) ends 11 yard gain on pass play.

Photograph

Mrs. Rena Gigous

Date: 1953-04-26 

Description: Mrs. Rena Gigous made 200 cancer dressings in January. The dressings are displayed at Baron's and Yost Kessnichs department stores.

Photograph

Old Time Fiddlers

Date: 1948-04-05 

Description: George Gilberstson, champion of the Old-Time Fiddlers' contest at the Madison Community Center, receiving his $35 prize from the Master of Ceremonies, Ralp...

Date: 1958-04-01 

Description: Group portrait of Wisconsin boxers who have received awards and some of the speakers at the John Walsh testimonial dinner marking his retirement. Front row...

Date: 1953-11-07 

Description: Firemen stand on the roof of Quality Service Laundry at 1202 Regent Street as smoke billows out from below.

Date: 1931-11-10 

Description: Fred Winkleman holds a new pair of chimpanzees, Nip and Tuck, at Henry Vilas Zoo (Vilas Park Zoo).

Date: 1956-02-28 

Description: Three officers of the Junior Catholic League, composed of girls from Madison high schools, prepare refreshments. Right to left: Margaret McConley, Monona...

Date: 1947-03-01 

Description: Eight students, in costume, gathered around a piano at a University of Wisconsin-Madison beer party.

Date: 1928-04-11 

Description: Gardner Baking Company truck with "Gardner's Double-Duty Bread" and "The 'TWO IN ONE' Loaf" signs.

Date: 1951-02-07 

Description: Charles Hopkins, a former Madison Central High School athlete, boxes in the all-university tournament at the University of Wisconsin-Madison Field House.

Date: 1937-05-20 

Description: Governor Philip F. La Follette signing a bill in the Governor's office with onlookers.

Date: 1954-02-23 

Description: Dean Morfey, 12-years-old, is a surviving recipient of 15 pints of blood from the Red Cross during surgery. Morfey's leg was amputated after an accident.

Photograph

Blue Mounds Farm

Date: 1873 ca.

Description: View down a rocky rural lane near West Blue Mounds. Zigzag stake and rider split-rail fencing enclose a farmstead, which includes a barn, a frame house, h...

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: The sculpture, "Genius of Wisconsin" by Helen Farnsworth Mears, displayed in the rotunda of the third Wisconsin State Capitol. On the right is a display ca...

Date: 1951-03-16 

Description: Four Madison West players consult with their coach during a Friday evening game at the WIAA state high school basketball tournament.

Photograph

Main Street

Date: 1925-05-25 

Description: Main Street with storefronts, automobiles, and horses and carriages parked along it.

Date: 1920 ca.

Description: The Plow (Plough) Inn, 3402 Monroe St., surrounded by trees. There are a flight of steps up to the landing for the front door. A small, shed-like building...

Date: 1937-03-03 

Description: John P. Reed's Sound Service car with two loud speaker horns and a sign on top. The automobile is a Plymouth provided by Gillespie Blumer of Madison.

Photograph

The Strand Theater

Date: 1927-08-11 

Description: Elevated view of the Strand Theater located at 16 East Mifflin Street near the corner of Wisconsin Avenue. The marquee reads "Babe Ruth and Anna Q. Nilsson...

Date: 1922-09-04 

Description: Grave marker for Samuel Warren of Middlesex, England, who was killed by lightning in June of 1838 at the age of 26. Warren was buried in what was the first...

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