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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...
Description: Station manager Ron Nicols and an International Scout truck with plow outside Wisconsin's Very Live Radio station headquarters. WVLR shared quarters with C...
Date: 1914 ca.
Description: Workers relaxing outside International Harvester's Milwaukee Works. One group is crowded around a stage listening to a band while others are playing baseba...
Description: Truax Field soldiers produce a weekly radio show, "Truax Field Calling" for WIBA, broadcasting from the field. Shown at a jam session are, left to right, P...
Description: View from above and behind the stage as the band, Spooner, performs at the MadCity Music Festival held at Olin Park, Madison, Wisconsin. Band members inclu...
Description: James Kirchstein, Wisconsin's Very Live Radio (WVLR) station chief engineer and originator, inside his recording company, Sara Sound Productions, Inc. WVL...
Date: 1970-01 ca.
Description: Poster for a piano performance of "Arrivaderci [sic], Roma," at Murphy's Hall on the University of Wisconsin-Madison campus, 4:00 pm, January 18, 19...
Winter Series 2016-2017
Date: 1982 ca.
Description: The band, Spooner, performs at Headliners nightclub on University Avenue. Band members included Butch Vig (drums), Duke Erikson (guitar), Dave Benton (guit...
Description: Members of the Philharmonic Chorus hold a reception in Esther Hall of the YWCA. Eleanor Barschall (left), Mrs. A. G. Grover, and Mary Ylitalo rehearse a s...
Description: Letterhead of the A.J. Schneider Music Company of Kenosha, Wisconsin, dealers in "pianos, victrolas, records, etc.," with a lineup of well-known opera sing...
Description: Charles Dietz, a singer of English ballads, and song collector Helene Stratman-Thomas.
Legendary Guitarist and Electronics Innovator
Description: Grateful Dead guitarist Jerry Garcia with Bill Kreutzmann and Bob Weir, drummer and guitarist (respectively), sit with an unidentified woman on the Sound S...
Date: 1984 ca.
Description: Butch Vig performing as part of the band Spooner. Madison, Wisconsin artist Dennis Nechvatel painted the bass drum head and the backdrop.
Date: date unknown
Description: Studio portrait in front of a painted backdrop of a woman flanked by two men, all standing, wearing minstrel costumes and blackface makeup. The men are pl...
Date: 1970-04-25 ca.
Description: An unidentified conga drummer performs with Wilderness Road at the Sound Storm music festival. Bassist Andy Haban can be seen at left.
Wisconsin Historical Museum Object – Feature Story
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.
Description: Professor E. B. Gordon is shown surrounded by some of his 90,000 "radio children," 3,500 of whom sang for him Saturday at the University of Wisconsin stock...
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