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Date:  date unknown

Description: Female students in Roman costumes stand outdoors near a wooded area while putting on a pageant at Clarion State Normal School. The school was established i...

Date:  date unknown

Description: A crowd of students waving United States flags gathers on a field outside Clarion State Normal School. The school was established in 1873.

Date: 1970-04-24 ca.

Description: The guitarist for Baby Huey & the Babysitters, possibly Danny O'Neil, stands on stage playing a Gibson Les Paul guitar, wearing a wide brimmed hat and larg...

Wisconsin World War II Stories: Europe

Listening to World War II era music helps students to learn about the time period as well as the contributions of entertainers to the war effort

Wisconsin Historical Museum Object – Feature Story

Banjo-ukulele used by jingle composer Richard Trentlage in the first recording of the Oscar Mayer Wiener Song, 1962. (Museum object #2009.59.1)

Wisconsin Historical Museum Object – Feature Story

Kehl School of Dancing’s "Midget Wedding" Costume, 1940. (Museum object #2005.108.1A-C)

Date: 1970-04-24 

Description: Chicago R&B singer Baby Huey standing barefoot on stage wearing an open green shirt on top of coveralls. A conga player, possibly Plato Jones, is visible o...

Date: 1932-03-31 

Description: Six Lido Ladies, an act performing at the Orpheum Theater, pose with a new Ford V8 car in the lobby of the Orpheum Theater while a crowd looks on.

Historical Essay

Caine Mutiny Costume

Wisconsin Historical Museum Object – Feature Story

Naval uniform costume worn by actor Fred MacMurray in the 1954 motion picture "The Caine Mutiny." (Museum object #2009.19.1)

Date: 1905 

Description: Letterhead of the Milwaukee office of the Local Executive Committee for Head Camp Entertainment for a convention on June 20th to 24th, 1905, of the Modern...

Photograph

Philharmonic Chorus

Date: 1958-02-22 

Description: Members of the Philharmonic Chorus hold a reception in Esther Hall of the YWCA. Left to right are Mrs. Ambrose Landmark, accompanist; Ruth Dickert, presid...

Date: 1970-04-25 ca.

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

Date: 1970-04-24 

Description: Chicago R&B singer Baby Huey standing barefoot on stage wearing an open green shirt on top of coveralls. A drum set and cymbals are visible on the right si...

Date: 1857 

Description: An actor dressed as an army officer, holding a saber, for the performance of "Black Hawk, or Lily of the Prairie," a drama written by Mary Elizabeth Mears...

Date: 1971-10 

Description: Orange and blue screen printed poster publicizing a concert by Joan Baez at the University of Wisconsin-Madison Field House.

Photograph

Acrobatic Formation

Date: 1938-03-10 

Description: Acrobats in formation, on stage with 15 participants holding various pieces of athletic equipment.

Date: 1971-05 

Description: Poster advertising for a new "Spirit in Flesh" LP. Features a bearded singer, holding a microphone and wearing an open vest.

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Description: Outdoor photograph of a young woman twirling batons with flaming ends.

Date: 1957 ca.

Description: Pete Seeger at Highlander Folk School, possibly at a 25th anniversary celebration, where he was in charge of music. Playing an Orpheum #1 open-back five st...

Date: 1952-02-12 

Description: The Madison Philharmonic Chorus under the direction of Robert Petzold hold a reception and rehearsal for its patrons at the YMCA to acquaint the patrons wi...

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