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Badger Spelling Bee

Date: 1950-04-29 

Description: Roy L. Matson, editor of The Wisconsin State Journal, gives a handshake to champion Arlene Brown of Janesville as runner-up Dale Sorenson looks on.

Date: 1952-01-15 

Description: University of Wisconsin journalism professor Graham Hovey (left) and Wisconsin State Journal editor Roy Matson confer at the Madison airport before departi...

Date: 1948-01-21 

Description: William L. Doudna, Wisconsin State Journal staffer, interviews movie actress Esther Williams during her visit to Madison. In the background is the W...

Date: 1932-01-06 

Description: A man builds a Ferris wheel with an Erector set at Wolff-Kubly & Hirsig Company, located at 17 S. Pinckney Street.

Date: 1914 ca.

Description: A 1914 to 1918 Ford touring car parked in the street in front of the Schoelkopf dealership at 210 E. Washington Avenue.

Date: 1944-04-29 

Description: Jack Kammer, member of West High School track team. He won the mile race in 4:32:5.

Date: 1960-07 ca.

Description: Pauline Erickson, city golf champion, wears the popular free-action shirt, smooth shorts, and a matching alpaca sweater.

Date: 1871 ca.

Description: This map shows buildings, roads, the railroad, an orchard, and swamp land. Relief shown by hachures. The map includes an index of buildings in the upper ri...

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Otis Elevator

Date: 1954 

Description: Elevated view from stairway of the ornate Otis elevator in the Wisconsin Historical Society building. This elevator was installed as original equipment in...

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The Kendall House

Date: 1977-04-17 

Description: Exterior view of Madison landmark, The Kendall House, 104 East Gilman Street, which displays a combination of both Italian and French architectural styles,...

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Royal Tailors, Inc.

Date: 1930-10-07 

Description: Royal Tailors, Inc. display window located at 12 East Mifflin Street, with neon advertising.

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Family Portrait

Date: 1949-02-28 

Description: A family portrait with nineteen people in the living room of a residence.

Date: 1957-12-14 

Description: Donald (left) and Ruth Bongey and Mrs. and Mr. Joseph Warner, co-chairmen, gather around the punch bowl at the South Shore Methodist Church Young Adults Cl...

Glimpses of African-American Life in the Midwest, 1865-1934

Read about three generations of a Midwestern African-American family.

Date: 1954-08-31 

Description: Members of the Madison Naval Reserve Surface Division watch a training movie at the Naval Reserve Training Center at 1046 East Washington Avenue. From left...

Date: 1951-12-19 

Description: Dean R.K. Froker of the University of Wisconsin College of Agriculture stands beside the late John Stuart Curry's painting "The Good Earth." The painting h...

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Cranberry Queen

Date: 1949-10-12 

Description: Governor Rennebohm is shown as he accepted a freshly baked cranberry pie from Joanne Fiedler, Tomah's cranberry queen. Queen Joanne, members of her court,...

Date: 1951-11-12 

Description: Five members of the Madison Junior Red Cross who will be attending the state youth rally confer with the invitations committee chairman, Geraldine Krawzak,...

Date: 1957-09-11 

Description: Mrs. W.F. Hintz of 4603 Turner Avenue stands next to her six-foot tropical fuchsia plant, a species which usually doesn't thrive in Wisconsin's climate.

Date: 1945-06-28 

Description: Portrait of Nancy Keenan standing on a beach in a lifeguard swimming suit. She is one of 7 women lifeguards out of a group of 19 who patrol the Madison be...

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