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USO Service Club Interior

Date: December 20 1945
Description: Two African American women at a counter in the USO Service Club. There is a Coca-Cola machine behind a counter. Probably taken in First Unitarian Society...

Group at USO Service Club

Date: December 20 1945
Description: Group of 15 women and six men attending a meeting at USO Service Club. The group is predominantly African Americans. Probably taken in First Unitarian So...

State Street Fire

Date: January 12 1948
Description: State Street fire at Smith's Flower Shop and Leah's Smart Shop, 121-123 State Street. Other businesses on the block include the Leath & Company Furniture...

Mother and Infant

Date: January 01 1952
Description: A mother, with a mask over her mouth and nose, lying in a bed holding an infant. This is probably the first baby born in Madison in 1952, just 5 seconds a...

Wisconsin State Senators

Date: January 09 1951
Description: Wisconsin State Senators signing-in in the Senate Chambers of the Wisconsin State Capitol.

Gaylord Nelson and Carl Thompson

Date: July 21 1952
Description: Carl Thompson, Stoughton, national committeeman, and Gaylord Nelson, then a state senator and the chair of the Wisconsin delegation, conferring on the floo...

Telephone Strike

Date: March 07 1947
Description: Telephone workers picket at the telephone exchange on Capitol Square, near the corner of Main and Carroll Streets. Seven hundred Madison telephone employee...

Man Sitting in an Automobile

Description: Driver of the week, Elmer L. Nordness of 2406 Gregory Street in his car. Nordness was chosen as the Wisconsin State Journal's "Courteous Driver of the Wee...

State Legislative Page

Date: July 17 1947
Description: A legislative page sits on a table in a doorway in the Wisconsin State Capitol awaiting adjournment of the state legislature.

Grocery Store Checkout Counter

Date: January 13 1955
Description: Two clerks at a grocery store checkout counter with a woman and child purchasing milk and bread. The shelves behind the register are stocked with a selecti...

Wilcox Food Shop and Vic's Bakery

Date: January 13 1955
Description: Exterior view of the Wilcox Food Shop, 1302 Mound Street, and Vic's Bakery, 1304 Mound Street. Vic's Bakery was owned by Victor Hammersley. Wilcox Food S...

Doll Grocery Store

Date: January 13 1955
Description: Exterior of the Doll Grocery Store located at 2222 South Park Street. Vincent and Sadie Doll operated the store.

New Catholic Priests with Bishop

Date: May 14 1955
Description: Seven new Catholic priests and two existing Madison priests posing with Bishop William P. O'Connor at St. Raphael Cathedral. The new priests include the R...

Bishop Northcott With His Collection of Gavels

Date: February 15 1955
Description: Methodist Bishop Northcott posing with his collection of gavels.

Julius M. Sparkman Family

Date: November 21 1955
Description: Julius and Mary Sparkman and their children Melvin and Pamela looking at a chart showing efforts to be a peacemaker. The Sparkmans were the directors of t...

Nursery School for Slow Learners

Date: November 18 1955
Description: Virginia Gibson (Mrs. Harley L.) and Jean M. Schilling (Mrs. William H.), members of Kappa Kappa Gamma sorority alumnae group which sponsors the Nursery Sc...

Woman with Dresden and German Bisque Figurines Collection

Date: November 12 1956
Description: Frieda Luloff (Mrs. Harold L.) with her collection of Dresden and German bisque figurines at the East Side Women's Hobby Show.

Boy Scout Receiving the Ad Altare Dei Medal

Date: June 26 1955
Description: A boy scout receiving the Ad Altare Dei medal, the Catholic Church's award to boy scouts, from Bishop William P. O'Connor. Another boy scout and three othe...

Used Car Super Market

Date: March 10 1955
Description: Exterior of the Madison Motors, Inc. Used Car Super Market, located at 1234 East Washington Avenue. Other businesses include the Clifford Motor Bilsie Dia...

Naturalized Citizens

Date: January 17 1956
Description: Men and women holding United States flags after a ceremony in the federal courtroom making them naturalized citizens.

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