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Madison, WI Part 3

October 19, 2012

The dramatic modernistic building in the background of this shot of WAVES marching is the “new” Union Theater located on the University of Wisconsin campus along the shores of Lake Mendota. The theater opened in 1939, and a decade after it’s opening the Madison Capital Times wrote:

The whole panorama of a nation at war and peace had been reviewed there.

The photograph comes from the National Archives.

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