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Obey and Knowles

Date: 1965-09 

Description: Governor Warren Knowles (seated) signing the Technical Education Re-Organization Bill or the Higher Education Reorganization Bill, a.k.a. the Obey-Nikolay...

Date: 1916 

Description: A.C. Bunnill, a beekeeper from Madison, and his child.

Date: 1958-11-07 

Description: The Henry Schroeder Council of the Telephone Pioneers of America (TPA) present a check for $499.95 to Dr. Nathan Smith, professor of pediatrics at Wisconsi...


Shooting Session

Date: 1962 ca.

Description: John Newhouse, staff photographer for the "Wisconsin State Journal," in a “shooting session” with model Jean Harris. Ms. Harris is, for some unexplained re...

Date: 1954-12-29 

Description: Winter scene with pedestrians standing on the sidewalk near a downtown street waiting for bus transportation in a snowstorm. Probably at Capitol Square.


St. Martin's Band

Date:  date unknown

Description: Outdoor group portrait of the band of St. Martin's Catholic Church. The members pose with their instruments, which include clarinets, french horns, flugelh...

Date: 1960-04-06 

Description: A man (Henry Derleth) wears an overcoat while posed on the middle of the boarding stairway attached to a partially visible passenger airliner. The original...


Memorial Day

Date: 1953-05-30 

Description: Madison observed Memorial Day with a parade and three memorial services. A Memorial Day address by Assemblyman Elmer L. Genxmer was followed by a wreath ce...

Date: 1890 after

Description: Quarter-length vignetted formal portrait of Thomas Aquinas O'Dea, wearing a suit, vest and necktie. He was born September 11th, 1869 and died March 9th, 19...

Date: 1953-06-15 

Description: "Johnny" Zeier, manager and coach of the Immaculate Heart of Mary in Madison's Boys Baseball program. Zeier was a Softball Hall of Fame pitcher.

Date: 1960-06 

Description: Model standing in front of 3209 Kingston Drive, a demonstration residence at the 1960 “Parade of Homes” promotional event.

Date: 1956-02-12 

Description: United States Senator Alexander Wiley and his wife attend the annual Lincoln Day dinner at the Dane County Fairgrounds.

Date: 1960-11-14 

Description: Four contractors wear chef's hats and aprons while showing off a roast suckling pig. They are, left to right, Dewey Badeau, Herman Hinrichs, Henry Johnson...

Date: 1954-11-13 

Description: Members of the Madison Art Association attend the current exhibit at Scanlan Hall of the Vocational School. Left to right: Joanne and Warren Hedlin, and D...


Colonel C.A. Wood

Date: 1863 ca.

Description: Colonel C.A. Wood posing for a full-length studio carte-de-visite portrait in his Union uniform. His right hand is resting on a plinth, and he is holding h...

Date: 1953-05-16 

Description: View from street of the University of Wisconsin Marching Band parading down Mifflin Street, past the Strand Theater. This parade took place on Armed Forces...


Hal Panetti

Date: 1958-11-14 

Description: Portrait of Hal Panetti, one of three entries in the national All-Star bowling tournament in Buffalo, NY.

Date: 1956-02-03 

Description: John Doremus (left), Suzanne Lautz, Pat Kelly, and Claire Cassidy attend a costume party for sixth graders of Jefferds dancing class.

Date:  date unknown

Description: A woman, Grace, digs in the sand as she kneels in a sand pit near the intersection of Fish Hatchery Road and Park Street. A note on the back of the photogr...


Roundy's Fun Fund

Date: 1959-08-24 

Description: Martha and Betsy Dapin, left, makes the first contribution on Capitol Square for the Roundy's Fun Fund. Standing nearby is Atty. James Geisler, chair of th...

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