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Invitation to Fourth Annual Ball | Print | Wisconsin Historical Society

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Invitation to Fourth Annual Ball

Invitation to Fourth Annual Ball | Print | Wisconsin Historical Society
Invitation to the annual ball at Turner Hall, sponsored by Madison's Andrew Proudfit Steam Fire Engine Company #2. The company, which was organized in 1870, was drawn entirely from Madison's German population. As was traditional, the company was named in honor of the mayor. The steam pumper, depicted in the center of the invitation, was a decided improvement over the former ladder company.
DESCRIPTION
Invitation to the annual ball at Turner Hall, sponsored by Madison's Andrew Proudfit Steam Fire Engine Company #2. The company, which was organized in 1870, was drawn entirely from Madison's German population. As was traditional, the company was named in honor of the mayor. The steam pumper, depicted in the center of the invitation, was a decided improvement over the former ladder company.
RECORD DETAILS
Image ID:23409
Creation Date:circa 1876
Creator Name:Unknown
City:Madison
County:Dane
State:Wisconsin
Collection Name:Ephemera collection, circa 1850-circa 2000
Genre:Print
Original Format Type:prints, photomechanical
Original Format Number:PH 2724
Original Dimensions:XXX
SUBJECTS
Ballroom dancing
Ephemera
Parties
Germans
Fire fighters
Fire engines
Horse-drawn vehicles

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