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Date: 1935-05-17 

Description: A group of high school musicians, from East Waterloo (Iowa?) High School, sleeping on bleachers in Field House during a National School Music contest.

Photograph

Rocky Roost

Date: 1915 ca.

Description: Rocky Roost, west of Governor's Island in Lake Mendota. The structure was designed by Frank Lloyd Wright for his childhood friend Robert Lamp. The home's...

Date: 1857-07-17 

Description: A stock certificate of the Watertown and Madison Railroad Company, one share #85, issued to Darwin Clark for the sum of $50.00. This was signed by the rail...

Date: 1957-03-17 

Description: State High School Basketball Tournament. Fort Atkinson battles Two Rivers during the game for third place in the State High School Basketball Tournament. T...

Date: 1946-10-30 

Description: Interior of Four Lakes Sports Company at 2441 East Washington Avenue. Shows part of office, workshop, and gun rack with guns, in relation to open stairway...

Date: 1945-04-12 

Description: Officer Frank B. Ingraham, at his beat on the corners of State, Henry, and Johnson Streets, with young school children from Holy Redeemer School. Ingraham...

Date: 1896 ca.

Description: Interior view of a decorated bay window in a Victorian-era home. The window area was used as a photography back-drop so the shades are drawn and fabric is...

Date: 1959-02-28 

Description: Jesse Nixon of Wisconsin crosses the finish line after the 600-yard dash. His time was 1:11.3 minutes. In the background are Ohio State's Dick Strayer, sec...

Photograph

Henry J. McCormick

Date: 1944-06 

Description: Portrait of Henry J. "Hank" McCormick, sports editor of the Wisconsin State Journal.

Date: 1950-02-13 

Description: Four of the Dames club officers are shown, left to right: Mrs. Ben (Constance) Shefchik, 417 W. Dayton St., corresponding secretary; Mrs. William (Anne) Ha...

Date: 1948-03-02 

Description: Honorary city commander of the Madison branch of the Wisconsin Division of the American Cancer society, Mrs. Oscar (Mary) Rennebohm, was given a citation b...

Photograph

"War Chest"

Date: 1945-10-04 

Description: Group portrait of Madison Building and Construction Trades workers signing pledge cards to donate one day's pay (about $12) to Madison War Chest campaign.

Date: 1953-11-09 

Description: Gretchen Holt writes a check for Christmas seals she received in the mail.

Date: 1896-05 

Description: Minnie Oakley and Florence Baker Hayes (reaching for a book), two Historical Society librarians, during the period when the Society was housed in the South...

Photograph

New Year's Babies

Date: 1953-12-29 

Description: Mary Jo Sweeney stands next to a couch. The photograph was one of a series featuring the children born one year ago on New Year's Day of 1953.

Date: 1950-04-17 

Description: Newlyweds George and Lorna Homes decorate their first apartment at 1028 Erin Street. The couple is shown hanging up a bedsheet to serve as a window curtai...

Photograph

Teenagers Picnic

Date: 1959-05-04 

Description: Julie Snyder roasts a hot dog at a Madison park shelter fireplace during a picnic for teenagers.

Date: 1899 ca.

Description: Third Wisconsin State Capitol (the second in Madison), showing the East Washington Avenue gateway and iron fence. In reality the statues, which were meant...

Date: 1950-05-30 

Description: Left to right are: Don Spring, 13-year-old Soap Box Derby racer; his dad, Fireman A.E. Spring; and Lieut. Wilson H. Donkle, chairman of the fireman's Soap...

Date: 1948-06-06 

Description: Group portrait of African-American choir on steps in front of Mt. Zion Baptist Church, 548 West Johnson Street.

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