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House Party

Date: December 1927
Description: "This scene can be dated by the homemade calendar under the wall clock. It is December of 1927. Farmers were prospering at that time, as was the rest of th...
Photograph

Halloween Party at the Orpheum

Date: October 31 1930
Description: View from the stage of a full audience of costumed Halloween party-goers in the auditorium at the Orpheum Theatre, 216 State Street.
Poster

People's New Year's Party

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Description: Poster advertising the Peoples' New Year's Party at the Langston Hughes Center. Includes the motto "Same struggle — same fight".
Photograph

Steelworkers Costume Party

Date: December 20 1947
Description: Members of Local 1114, United Steelworkers of America (Harnischfeger Corporation) at a holiday costume party.
Photograph

Severson's Service Station Beer Party

Date: June 10 1936
Description: View across street of a large group of people posing in front of Severson's Phillips 66 Service Station, 2089 Atwood Avenue, during a summer evening beer p...
Photograph

Badger Bus Lines Christmas Party

Date: December 09 1947
Description: Group portrait of the Badger Coaches Inc. and Meier Truck Sales employees Christmas party at the Nakoma Country Club.
Photograph

Birthday Boy

Date: 1957
Description: A boy blowing out 9 candles on a birthday cake.
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Men Sewing

Date: January 08 1956
Description: Men sew as a joke at a party for a prospective bridegroom. Jack Bayliss, with bow tie, is facing the camera.
Print

Invitation to Independence Ball

Date: June 27 1839
Description: Invitation for Darwin Clark to the Independence Ball on the 4th of July, 1839 at the American Hotel.
Photograph

Children at Christmas Party

Date: December 24 1945
Description: Group portrait of children wearing winter coats and boots, who have received Christmas gifts at a party sponsored by the Rennebohm's drug stores.
Photograph

"Moonlight Formal" at Tripp Commons

Date: August 25 1944
Description: Couples enjoy the "Moonlight Formal" in Tripp Commons, University of Wisconsin Memorial Union. They are in formal dress with some of the men in military un...
Photograph

Edgewood High School Prom King and Queen

Date: February 22 1944
Description: Caryl Coyle and Alex McCormick, who will be the Queen and King of the Edgewood High School Junior Prom to be held in May, were photographed at the Edgewood...
Photograph

Buffet Table at St. Mary's Hospital

Date: 1941
Description: Two nurses and four elderly people sitting behind buffet table at St. Mary's Hospital, 720 South Brooks Street.
Photograph

Halloween Party in Colonial Room, Loraine Hotel

Date: October 30 1940
Description: Group portrait of adults in Halloween costumes in the Colonial Room at the Loraine Hotel.
Photograph

Phi Sigma Sigma Party

Date: December 02 1939
Description: Group portrait of Phi Sigma Sigma fraternity formal party in the Loraine Hotel dining room.
Photograph

Acacia Fraternity Bowery Party

Date: March 26 1938
Description: Acacia fraternity "Bowery" party, with couples in costume. There are many commercial posters and advertising on the wall in the background.
Photograph

Alpha Epsilon Pi Sorority Party

Date: November 27 1937
Description: Alpha Epsilon Pi Sorority formal party at the Hotel Loraine.
Photograph

Bandstand at the Madison Club

Date: September 25 1937
Description: A bandstand and dance floor set up for a party at the Madison Club after the South Dakota vs. Wisconsin football game, with palm tree decorations.
Photograph

Children's Birthday Party

Date: February 19 1937
Description: Children's birthday party at 906 Brittingham Boulevard, with participants wearing party hats and sitting at a table with a birthday cake.
Photograph

CUNA Christmas Party

Date: December 22 1935
Description: Group portrait of CUNA (Credit Union National Association) adults and children around a table with presents. There is a Christmas tree in the background.

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