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Date: 1956-04-12 

Description: Madison mayor-elect Ivan Nestingen signs a proclamation announcing 1956 as "Home Improvement Year" as Marvin Reimann, Duane Bowman, and J. Jesse Hyman look...

Photograph

Lillian Sholes

Date: 1872 

Description: Lillian Sholes, demonstrating a prototype typewriter invented by her father, Christopher Latham Sholes.

Date: 1950-05-03 

Description: G. H. Showers, Moose Governor, offers a check to help members of the Boy Scouts Drum and Bugle Corp attend the National Scout Jamboree in Pennslyvania. Sho...

Date: 1880 ca.

Description: Funeral wreath of Caroline Keyser Preus, the wife of Lutheran minister Herman Amberg Preus.

Date: 1869-01 

Description: Engraving after a drawing by Winslow Homer showing a crowned Baby New Year riding a velocipede through a hoop held by a woman, as the Grim Reaper, on the r...

Photograph

Spring Style Show

Date: 1952-03-31 

Description: Jan Granberg, a Pi Beta Phi member from Milwaukee, left, and LyAnne Fleming, a Kappa Delta from Milwaukee, were two of the models for the University of Wis...

Date:  

Description: View across street towards group of men standing on the sidewalk in front of the Perfect Oil Corporation in front of a Mobiloil truck. They are the station...

Date: 1953-07-03 

Description: Ed Feiler tows his five youngsters on water skis across Monona Bay.

Photograph

Ford Truck

Date: 1934-11-18 

Description: Ford truck outside in the rain at the Madison Packing Company, located at 307 West Johnson Street.

Date: 1912 

Description: Owen Moore, costumed as a minister, talks to Florence Lawrence by a gate in front of a house in a scene still from a silent drama, possibly "The Redemption...

Postcard

McCanna Building

Date: 1905 ca.

Description: Front and side view of the McCanna building.

Date: 1931 before

Description: Fishermen from the Frank Braeger fishing tugboat are standing for a group portrait in front of their fishing nets on Jones Island.

Date: 1948-08-28 

Description: Sherif, 4, and Mohammed, El Gindi, 5, sitting on an Oriental rug brought from Egypt by their parents. Their father, Ibrahim, was chosen by the Egyptian gov...

Photograph

Model Train Car

Date:  date unknown

Description: Model train car or street car on a short track. The car is stamped with the words "Electric Railway." The car and track are resting on a small table.

Date:  

Description: A CH-37 Mojave helicopter landing on an aircraft carrier. This helicopter type could carry 26 troops or two jeeps. It was used for aircraft recovery in Vie...

Date: 1949-12-29 

Description: Portrait of people at the head table at a banquet held at the Naval Reserve Training Center, 1046 E. Washington Ave. L to R front row - Mildred Norg (wife...

Date:  

Description: Honey display by the Eureka Apiary. A sign in front of the display on the table says "Hands Off." Mrs. J.N. Heater stands on the left. In the foreground ce...

Date: 1952 before

Description: To celebrate the addition of DC-3s to their fleet, North Central Airlines sponsored several special promotional events. One such activity was a special fli...

Date: 1903 ca.

Description: Cover of an advertising catalog for Hoosier broadcast fertlizer sowers manufactured by the American Seeding-Machine Company. The company was later purchase...

Photograph

At the Farmhouse

Date: 1968-04-27 

Description: Members of the Petersen family gathered for a meal at the farmhouse, also referred to as the Baker house, at Black Point Estate. The room is open to the ra...

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