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Start Date: 6/27/2006
End Date: 7/1/2006
Event Times: 12:00 PM and 2:00 PM

Contact Info

E-mail: museum@

Phone: 608-264-6555
Fax: 608-264-6575

Madison in Focus: Neighborhood House Picnic & Wisconsin Territorial Centennial

Free screenings of Madison-focused films. Films are presented by Wisconsin Public Television, the Wisconsin Center for Film & Theatre Research, and the Wisconsin Historical Museum in conjunction with Madison 150.

Neighborhood House Picnic
(11 min, 1941?)
Unedited silent footage of picnic, probably in Vilas Park, with emphasis on children's activities. Includes posed group shots, amateur theatricals, folk dancing and "parades" of various sets of adult club members.
Wisconsin Territorial Centennial
(5.5 min, 1932?)
Silent footage of a parade around the capitol square, including GAR veterans, boy scout troops, red cross volunteers, and bands.

Add'l Contact Info: (608) 264-6555

Ticket Info: Free with Museum admission by donation. Suggested donation is $4/adult, $3/child, $10/family. Free to WHS members.

Location Description: Four floors of changing exhibit galleries, permanent exhibits and the museum store — located on Madison's Capitol Square

Venue: Wisconsin Historical Museum

Address: 30 N Carroll St

City: Madison

Accessibility Info: The site is fully accessible to visitors requiring a wheelchair for mobility.

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