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Browse a gallery of cigarette advertising trade cards from the 1870s to 1940s.

Date: 1952-02-06 

Description: Two costumed actresses pose in front of a statue of Christ. Phyllis Brinkley, left, and Helen O'Brien, right, are lead players in "The Piper," a play prese...

Date: 1875 ca.

Description: Costumed students act out a scene from Cardinal's Play outdoors near a wooded area at the College of Mount Saint Vincent. The college was founded by the S...

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Description: Zilphia Horton leading singing at CIO School during Holiday season. At the table on the right, Myles Horton, Mike Ross, Tom Ludwig, and Joyce Mitchell.

Date: 1970-04-25 ca.

Description: An unidentified trumpeter, shirtless and wearing bell-bottoms, performing at the front of the stage at the Sound Storm music festival, as seen from the rea...

Date:  date unknown

Description: A maestro leads shriner musicians from the Zor Shrine German Band as they play their instruments on the steps of the Masonic Temple on Wisconsin Avenue.

Date: 1905 ca.

Description: A large crowd assembled outside International Harvester's Milwaukee Works. The crowd is composed mostly of men but includes a few boys and at least one gir...

Date: 1877 ca.

Description: Scene from Golden Ingots at the College of Mount Saint Vincent, founded by the Sisters of Charity of New York in 1847. Costumed students act outdoors in a...

Date: 1958-02-11 

Description: Wisconsin High School singers rehearse for a World Day of Prayer observance. Seated left to right are Emine Ausar (an American Field Service student from T...

Date: 1970-04-25 ca.

Description: View from audience of country rock band Mason Proffit performing at the Sound Storm music festival.

Photograph

Warren Leming

Date: 1970-04 

Description: Warren Leming of the band Wilderness Road playing guitar during the band's performance at Sound Storm. A black flag and a U.S. flag fly behind him.

Date: 1941-08-13 

Description: Front view of Bessie Gordon sitting at the organ.

Date: 1944-12-14 

Description: Eight girls (not in order: Carlene Stoker, Ruth Quale, Mary Alice Quale, Patricia Kinney, Ruth Sund, Mary Fess, Jean LeFebvre and Elaine Tripalin) and harp...

Date: 1970-04-25 ca.

Description: View from audience of an unidentified band performing on stage at night at the Sound Storm music festival.

Date: 1958-11-10 

Description: West High School presents the play "The Bishop Misbehaves." Shown in the foreground are Eric Peterson and Gail Canfield. Surveying the scene through the wi...

Date: 1970-04-26 

Description: The Grateful Dead mid-performance as viewed from the audience. People are also watching from a scaffolding behind the stage.

Date: 1970-04-26 

Description: View from below stage of Jerry Garcia playing a Gibson guitar and singing with the Grateful Dead on stage at the Sound Storm music festival.

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Old Time Fiddlers

Date: 1948-04-05 

Description: Posed with their fiddles are Theodore Rygh, Jr., of Woodford, left - third place finisher, and Herman "Tex" Falkenstein, of Madison, right - second place f...

Historical Essay

Shotz Brewery Costume

Wisconsin Historical Museum Object – Feature Story

Shotz Brewery smock used in Laverne and Shirley television series, 1976-1980. (Museum object #2006.38.1)

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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