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Date: 1959-01-05 

Description: The American flag is raised on the flagpole in front of the new St.James Catholic grade school on St. James Court. More than 300 pupils stand for the flag...

Date: 1958-01-29 

Description: Present at a dinner dance for members of the Dane County Bar Association and their wives are, left to right; John Esch, Dorothy Sinykin, Dorothy Esch, and...

Date: 1945-12 

Description: Family members of Scanlon-Morris employees, seated for a dinner party. (Scanlon-Morris medical equipment Company)

Date: 1959-06-23 

Description: Dane County foster parents are honored during the statewide observance of Foster Parents' Week. Approximately 200 foster parents attended the meeting held...

Date: 1951-03-29 

Description: Wives of Republican elected officials were guests of honor at a tea held at the Madison Club, located at 5 East Wilson Street. Shown at the tea table are,...

Date: 1961-03-22 

Description: Mrs. Edwin H. (Vivian) Tallard, 1133 Edgehill Drive, wears an inverted waste basket decorated with artificial flowers, birds, bees and butterflies at the a...

Date: 1960-01-19 

Description: The Rev. Marvin Schilling (left), Watertown Methodist Church district superintendent; the Rev. Clifford Fritz, Waukesha; the Rev. Charles Asher, Pewaukee;...

Date: 1955-02-08 

Description: John and Mae Taggett dress as a British court jester and an elegantly dressed "lady of the court" at the Madison Art Association Beaux Arts Ball.

Date: 1960-11-08 

Description: Joseph "Roundy" Coughlin stands with his arm around the shoulders of Jane LaCourt as he presents a gavel to her as 23 members of the West High Girl Club lo...

Date: 1959-01-06 

Description: Nakoma's Twelfth Night Party featured the historical pageantry of the Twelfth Night tradition. Dr. James Griffin, billed as "Madison's most interesting boa...

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: 1961-07-03 

Description: Angus B. Rothwell, right, is sworn into office as the new Wisconsin State Superintendent of Public Instruction by Supreme Court Justice George Currie at th...

Date: 1957-03-07 

Description: The president of the national auxiliary of the Veterans of Foreign Wars, Mrs. Pat Kveton of Dallas, Texas, was a guest of honor at a banquet at the Park Ho...

Date: 1954-10-26 

Description: Mary Huber stands in her kitchen while fixing a molded jello salad in preparation for a University of Wisconsin football pregame party. She will be serving...

Date: 1949-01-20 

Description: Guests at the speakers table at the 15th Annual East Side Business Men's Association banquet sponsored by the Security State Bank at the Hotel Loraine. Lef...

Date: 1948-07-21 

Description: Group portrait of officers of the Madison Youth Council taking the oath of office. Pictured left to right: James Ketchum, son of Mr. and Mrs. L.W. Ketchum;...

Photograph

Elks Youth Dance

Date: 1958-12-26 

Description: A record number of 216 youths attended the third annual holiday formal held for teenage sons and daughters of Elks Club members and their guests. Roger Hol...

Date: 1960-09-17 

Description: Four board members of the Women's Architectural League of Madison sit on the porch during an invitational tea for spouses of architects. From left to right...

Date: 1948-04-10 

Description: State Business and Professional Women's Club dinner at the Hotel Loraine, 123 West Washington Avenue, with officers Mrs. Martha Ann Hollenbeck, Green Bay,...

Date: 1961-04-29 

Description: A group of guests attends the Civic Symphony Pops Concert in the Crystal ballroom of the Hotel Loraine. They include, left to right, John and Mary Murphy...

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