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Description: A group of men and women gather around a guitar player on the bank of a river.

Date: 1970-04-25 ca.

Description: Ken Ross, drummer for the Tayles performing at the Sound Storm music festival. His bandmate, guitarist Len Epland is wearing a pink shirt and playing near...

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: 1970-11 ca.

Description: Poster advertising a Marion Williams concert held at the Wisconsin Union Theatre on the University of Wisconsin-Madison campus. Marion Williams was a promi...

Photograph

Three Little Maids

Date: 1933-05-16 

Description: "Three Little Maids", group portrait of three women, all standing, one holding a guitar, who performed with the WLS Barn Dance.

Date: 1956-06-07 

Description: Group portrait of Mrs. Warren B. Woolridge, Marion B. Crownhart, and Helene S. Blotz. The women are officials with the Madison chapter of Sigma Alpha Iota...

Photograph

Emil Boulanger

Date: 1946-08-31 

Description: Fiddle player Emil Boulanger played for dances since he was a boy. He played entirely by ear, and on a violin which he made himself. He was born in Dyckesv...

Photograph

Music Hall

Date: 1899 ca.

Description: View across Bascom Hill of the Music Hall and Library on the University of Wisconsin-Madison campus.

Date: 1814-09-20 

Description: First newspaper printing of "The Star Spangled Banner". Printed six days after the Battle of Fort McHenry, where Frances Scott Key wrote the poem that woul...

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: 1905 

Description: Katherine M. Harmon, member of the Menomonie High School class of 1905, depicted as a pianist, playing an organ. Part of a yearbook created by classmate Al...

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Description: View from audience towards stage where Governor Emmanuel Philipp stands behind a desk. Standing with him, in front of their chairs, are two men in suits, a...

Photograph

The Rousers

Date: 1987-12-22 

Description: Publicity photograph of five band members of The Rousers, a Madison, Wisconsin rock band. From left to right are Lee laski on drums, Dan "Ernie" Conner on...

Date: 1946-08-08 

Description: Singer Donalda La Grandeur, left, and collector Helene Stratman-Thomas on the porch at the home of La Grandeur.

Date: 1887 

Description: Exterior of Science Hall on the University of Wisconsin-Madison campus. View from across Park Street taken shortly after completion of new building after f...

Photograph

Scott's Showboat

Date:  date unknown

Description: A band sits on the deck of Scott's Showboat, designed in 1932 by Ray Scott Sr., while floating near a dock on Lake Oquaga. The men dress in nautical costu...

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: 1946-08-31 

Description: Either Anton de Beck or Theuphiel Ropson, Belgian-Americans who recorded French and Walloon dialect ballads for song collector Helene Stratman-Thomas.

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)

Photograph

Music Hall

Date: 1930 ca.

Description: View across Bascom Hill of Music Hall and Library on the University of Wisconsin-Madison campus. The Law building is on the right, and Chadbourne Hall is i...

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