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Date: 1954-09-16 

Description: Action shot of the University of Wisconsin vs. Purdue football game at Camp Randall. University of Wisconsin player Alan Ameche runs around the end on a pi...

Date: 1898 

Description: A unknown girl is kneeling in Turvill garden. She is wearing a dress and her hair is braided. There is a path in the center and the gardens surround her....

Date:  date unknown

Description: Madison television personality Howie Olson (right) with Cowboy Eddie and his friend magician Ben Bergor.

Date: 1948-07-15 

Description: Participants in a large-scale hearing clinic held at Washington School in Madison and sponsored by the University of Wisconsin departments of speech and ed...

Date:  date unknown

Description: Studio portrait in front of a painted backdrop of woman posing with her violin and bow. She wears a large white bow in her hair.

Date: 1878 ca.

Description: Family in yard with carriage with large stone house behind that has shutters closed. The house was built in 1845. Harmon J. Hill was the first supervisor o...

Date: 1918-08 

Description: Workers at the site of two graves discovered on Bascom Hill in front of Main Hall (now Bascom Hall). One man sprays water from a hose. The disturbed soil o...

Date: 1955-05-25 

Description: Masonic group making plans for the 97th annual state-wide conclave. Left to right: Orrin St.Clair, A.W. Heisig, E.C. Jamison, Floyd McBurney and Ida Heisig...

Date: 1930 ca.

Description: Sunroof of the Methodist Hospital, showing patients, nurses, and a view of Lake Monona in the background.

Date: 1945-05-17 

Description: Evan M. Hughes, 68, a war-time replacement as doorman at the Capitol Theatre. Mr. Hughes had a son, Pvt. Robert E. Hughes, who was a prisoner of war by th...

Date: 1951-04-01 

Description: Five men in outdoor clothing hold and place live pheasants into a large bag. The Middleton Sportsmen's Club released about 150 pheasants at different locat...

Historical Essay

Flapper Prom Dress

Wisconsin Historical Museum Object – Feature Story

Evening gown worn by Edith Evelyn Nelson to the University of Wisconsin's Junior Prom, c. 1923. (Museum object #1969.147.2)

Date: 1888 ca.

Description: First and second grade children with their teacher, Miss Drinker, who was temporarily taking charge of Miss Ella Larkin's school. Taken in the front entran...

Date: 1947-01 

Description: Wisconsin Council of Churches banquet, with two women and four men seated at the head table.

Date: 1950-10-27 

Description: Shown is Madison East's second touchdown in its victory over Madison West in a Big-Eight and intra-city football game. Shown is Ronnie Schara (#40) scoring...

Date: 1932-07-06 

Description: Blackhawk Country Club dress up day for women titled "Children's Day." Women dressed in children's costumes eating ice cream cones.

Date: 1947-02-20 

Description: Four Cub Scouts inspecting a hot dish at the first "Blue and Gold" Cub Scout banquet for Pack 302 at Randall School, 10 North Spooner Street. Left to right...

Date: 1953-07-21 

Description: Portrait of Mary Ellen Jenks, the new Alice in Dairyland welcoming Elsie, the famed Borden Co. cow to Madison. Elsie is wearing a heavily decorated leather...

Date: 1911 

Description: Streetcar and crew of the Madison City Railways Company. The streetcar number is #50 and the route sign says Wingra Park.

Photograph

Mad Hat Luncheon

Date: 1959-03-25 

Description: Original colorful hats of all types and designs appeared at the spring "Mad Hat" luncheon at the Blackhawk Country Club. Blanche Tallard, left, was awarded...

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