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Photograph

Wisconsin Dames

Date: 1952-04-10 

Description: Mrs. LaRoy Dietrich, chairman of the music group of the Wisconsin Dames, is rehearsing with Mrs. Oliver T. Hayward accompanying on her harp.

Date: 1927-04-05 

Description: Man playing Kimball organ at the Orpheum Theater.

Date: 1930-09-08 

Description: Four women play banjos in the McVicar Photo Service Booth at the 1930 East Side Businessman's Association (ESBMA) Fall Festival.

Date: 1958 ca.

Description: Portrait of Menoninee Indian performer in full dress seated for waist-up portrait. Member of the Peavey Falls group of dancers and musicians from the Menom...

Date: 1970-04-26 

Description: View from above of Grateful Dead, featuring from left to right, Mickey Hart, Bob Weir, Phil Lesh, Bill Kreutzmann, and Jerry Garcia performing at the Sound...

Date:  date unknown

Description: Members of the orchestra look closely at the conductor as he leads them in the performance of a piece of music.

Date: 1958 ca.

Description: Image is an outdoor portrait of a performer wearing a fringed vest, beaded necklace and headdress, and holding a small axe. Member of the Peavey Falls grou...

Date: 1970-04-26 

Description: View from above of Ron "Pigpen" McKernan, keyboardist and percussionist for the Grateful Dead, sitting at his keyboard mid-performance playing conga drums...

Historical Essay

Hill Street Blues Badge

Wisconsin Historical Museum Object – Feature Story

Police captain's badge prop worn by Wisconsin's Daniel J. Travanti on the television series Hill Street Blues, 1981-1987. (Museum object #2007.41.2)

Date: 1944-09-18 

Description: Truax Field soldiers produce a weekly radio show, "Truax Field Calling" for WIBA, broadcasting from the field. Shown performing at the microphone, left ro...

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Description: Four women holding up cardboard ovals and pointing, as part of a theatrical performance at Highlander Folk School.

Date: 1932-11-17 

Description: The Madison Civic Orchestra poses onstage after the Parkway concert.

Date: 1958 ca.

Description: The image shows a performer standing and holding a pipe. Member of the Peavey Falls group of dancers and musicians from the Menominee Indian Reservation in...

Date: 1959-02-07 

Description: A series of short plays under the general title "Man on Trial" is presented at the Wednesday night services at Bethel Lutheran Church during Lent. Each pla...

Date: 1949-08-11 

Description: Mrs. Carl (Lola) Waller, 2138 Chamberlin Avenue, and her neighbor, Mrs. Everett F. (Elsa) Johnson, 2130 Chamberlin Avenue, pose for a portrait while attend...

Date: 1942-08-15 

Description: A group of school-age children with a several adults sitting outdoors with band instruments at a Civilian Defense Rally.

Date: 1944-10-12 

Description: Elsie Taschek at the keyboard of the University of Wisconsin-Madison carillon. Traditionally the carillon was always played by men before World War II.

Date: 1950-06-12 

Description: Robert Blum (second from right) of Evansville plays in the All-State High School Band with other students at the University of Wisconsin high school music...

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Description: Possibly a picture of Harold Gauer's brother Norman's "exotic oriental' dancer wife. Photograph was taken in the Brady Street "Lab."

Date: 1970 

Description: Gloria Peebles (left), animal trainer, Kay Bliss (right), assistant, and their Busy B's canine act performers (11 dogs and 2 monkeys) in front of Internati...

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