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Madison Rifle Club | Photograph | Wisconsin Historical Society

Photograph

Madison Rifle Club

Madison Rifle Club | Photograph | Wisconsin Historical Society
The Madison Rifle Club has won the Southern Wisconsin League Championship for the third straight year. The pictured sharpshooters won the 1949-50 title with a record of 18 wins and two defeats. Madison has won the title four out of the last five years. This year's championship squad established a new record-high team score in the league with a 1,470 out of a possible 1,500 in three positions: prone, sit, and standing. Members of the Madison team from left to right are: Back row, G. Bonn, M. Severson, R. Wallace, A. Denmann, J. Thompson, F. Jenks, Russ Pope, Dr. Claude Reading, C. Standorf. Front Row: R. Bittner, Ted Church, Forrest "Pops" Henderson, Sgt. Jim Bruhy, E. and Pederson.  Jerry Moen, L. Reinke, and A. Anderson were absent when the picture was taken.
DESCRIPTION
The Madison Rifle Club has won the Southern Wisconsin League Championship for the third straight year. The pictured sharpshooters won the 1949-50 title with a record of 18 wins and two defeats. Madison has won the title four out of the last five years. This year's championship squad established a new record-high team score in the league with a 1,470 out of a possible 1,500 in three positions: prone, sit, and standing. Members of the Madison team from left to right are: Back row, G. Bonn, M. Severson, R. Wallace, A. Denmann, J. Thompson, F. Jenks, Russ Pope, Dr. Claude Reading, C. Standorf. Front Row: R. Bittner, Ted Church, Forrest "Pops" Henderson, Sgt. Jim Bruhy, E. and Pederson. Jerry Moen, L. Reinke, and A. Anderson were absent when the picture was taken.
RECORD DETAILS
Image ID:64722
Creation Date: March 26 1950
Creator Name:Vinje, Arthur M., 1888-1972
City:Madison
County:Dane
State:Wisconsin
Collection Name:Vinje, Arthur M. : Photographs and Negatives*
Genre:Photograph
Original Format Type:negative, original
Original Format Number:PH 6442.3224
Original Dimensions:5 x 4 inches
ADDITIONAL INFORMATION
Published in the Wisconsin State Journal on April 2, 1950.
SUBJECTS
Contests
Shooting
Men
Portraits, Group
Indoor photography
Firearms
Clubs
Coats
Clothing and dress

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