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Date: 1977-08-18 

Description: Sally Perringer (in the foreground) plays the Stumpf fiddle in the Firehouse Band from Port Washington. The performance took place at the eighth annual pic...

Date: 1939-12-17 

Description: Group portrait of Boys Choir wearing choir robes, holding song books and singing on stairs at the First Methodist Church, located at 203 Wisconsin Avenue.


Garden Party

Date: 1970-07-12 

Description: A woman in a polka-dotted suit chats with two men wearing wildly-patterned slacks and sport coats at a summer party. A man plays drums in the background.

Wisconsin History Maker Award

Read about the prolific life of the man who has served as director of the University of Wisconsin-Madison marching band for over 40 years.

Date: 1959-03-31 

Description: The Philharmonic Chorus of Madison rehearses a portion of a Bach motet with accompanist Julia Benoy Landmark, seated. Left to right, they are Elizabeth Boh...

Date: 1970-04-25 ca.

Description: Elevated view of Sound Storm music festival audience as seen from the stage. Trucks, camper vans, and tents crowd the hill in the background.

Date: 1961-04-21 

Description: Admiring a four-tiered anniversary cake at a banquet celebrating the 40th anniversary of the Sigma Alpha Iota music sorority are, left to right, Helen Pete...

Date: 1971-06 

Description: Poster advertising for a concert by Ike and Tina Turner at the Dane County Coliseum, in Madison, Wisconsin, June 26th, 1971. Features a picture of Tina Tur...

Date:  date unknown

Description: Street parade led by four men on horses with a marching band following. A crowd is gathered to watch the parade. People are sitting on benches in a park on...


Robert Walker

Date: 1941-08-14 

Description: Outdoor portrait of Robert Walker. He recorded lumberjack songs for collector Helene Stratman-Thomas.


Impromptu Concert

Date: 1964 

Description: A group of adults and children at an impromptu concert held outdoors during Freedom Summer outside of the Freedom School at Priest Creek Baptist Church. Li...


Singing Group

Date: 1941 before

Description: Woodcut illustration of four men singing in a group, posed in front of a music stand. There is a large music note in the background.


Description: Billhead of Neese, Kustermann & Root of Green Bay, Wisconsin, stationers, printers, book-binders, and dealers in musical instruments and sewing machines. T...

Date: 1949-01-07 

Description: Lowell School students staged a demonstration of "Music and Dance" for educators attending the Mid-Winter music clinic at the University of Wisconsin. Four...

Date: 1970-04-25 ca.

Description: View from stage of the Sound Storm music festival audience. Behind the audience is sound system scaffolding, trucks, camper vans crowding the hill in the f...

Date: 1970-04-25 

Description: Close-up of possibly Bob Richey or Bobby Davis, on stage playing drums for Luther Allison. The audience can be seen in the background.

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.


Matinee Dance

Date: 1933-10-13 

Description: Couples dance to a small band at a matinee dance in the Madison East High School gymnasium.

Date: 1931 

Description: Page from an album kept by Neighborhood House, with two images. The one on top is of the Bluebirds girls' group playing musical instruments as adults lead...

Wisconsin Historical Museum Object – Feature Story

Bandana featuring music score for campaign song "We Want Teddy," used at a Milwaukee campaign rally for Theodore Roosevelt, 1912. (Museum object #1970.204)
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