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Date: 1950-07-10 

Description: Children play a game of touchball at the Nakoma school playground, one of the many activities offered at the city's playgrounds by the board of education r...

Date: 1960-01-31 

Description: Wehrmann's Travel Shop at 508 State Street is destroyed by a fire that started late Sunday. A jumbled mass of luggage was all that was left after the fire...

Date: 1907 

Description: Cover illustration for the Hillside Calendar depicting a girl with birds and flowers.

Photograph

Swimming Safety

Date: 1944-06-14 

Description: Private Edward Garbarszyle, with a football in his hands, is kneeling over Lorian Day demonstrating that games at the beach are sometimes not much fun for...

Date:  date unknown

Description: Studio portrait of six members of the baseball team posing in front of a painted backdrop. Left to right, seated: Nick Marking, Peter Burke. Standing: Matt...

Date: 1953-05-18 

Description: At Truax Field, Lieutenant H. B. Smith adjusts a parachute on Lillian Nitcher, one of a group of eighteen area women who were selected to make an official...

Photograph

Michael Thompson

Date:  

Description: Head and shoulders oval studio portrait of Michael Thompson, a sergeant in Company I, 15th Wisconsin Infantry. The following information was obtained from...

Date: 1918-06 

Description: Group of women including Ada James (in checked dress at center) at the suffrage headquarters. A map of Wisconsin hangs on the wall at right and another map...

Photograph

Union High School

Date: 1890 ca.

Description: Back view of Union High School.

Date: 1917 

Description: A sombre wedding party is gathered before the minister at the altar in a scene still for the silent film "The Barricade." Hope Merrill, the bride played by...

Date:  

Description: Letterhead of the Schwahn-Seyberth Company, "Wholesale Manufacturers of O'Claire Brand Harness, Collars, Sweat Pads and Horse Clothing," with two three-qua...

Photograph

Paul A. Seifert

Date:  date unknown

Description: Oval quarter-length portrait of Paul A. Seifert. Born June 11, 1846 and died August 18, 1921. A folk artist, Paul Seifert painted a number of Wisconsin far...

Date: 1954-12-11 

Description: View of the outdoor Christmas nativity scene erected on Olin Terrace facing Monona Avenue off the Capitol Square in Madison. It was sponsored by the Madiso...

Date: 1905 ca.

Description: A police officer stands in the middle of the street with street railroad tracks in the pavement as pedestrians cross. In the background is the downtown tic...

Map or Atlas

Dairy Progress Map

Date: 1918 

Description: Map illlustrates creameries, condenseries and cheese factories in Wisconsin, January, 1918, and value of products. Five smaller maps in margin show changes...

Date: 1902-05 

Description: Florence Christian carrying the cleaned laundry of Paul C. Goetsch in a large basket on her head while walking barefoot through a garden.

Date: 1972 ca.

Description: Illustrated poster of the band Traffic made by artist John Chritton.

Date: 1965-07-09 

Description: A group of scouts enjoy a snack at picnic tables outside the Wisconsin Pavilion at the 1964 World's Fair. Each scout has a glass of milk and a young woman...

Date:  date unknown

Description: A view from across the front lawn of people gathered around the main building of Bethany Orphans' Home, built in 1898. A United States flag waves on a pol...

Date: 1936 

Description: Young Richard Quinney and his new brother Ralph seated on their father's lap in a chair on the farmhouse's porch.

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