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Photograph

Funeral, Vinh Quoi

Date: 1962-06 

Description: Funeral services in Vinh Quoi, Vietnam for casualties of a Viet Cong attack. Two bodies are lying covered with woven mats on top of white pallets. There ar...

Date: 1948-10-13 

Description: Open casket containing body of a man, and large floral displays surrounding it.

Date: 1925-06-21 

Description: A crowd of mourners viewing the flag drapped casket of Senator Robert M. La Follette, Sr., in the Wisconsin State Capitol rotunda.

Date: 1949-02-13 

Description: The group of University of Wisconsin ROTC Cadets clasped hands to signify the presentation and acceptance of the French gifts to the state of Wisconsin. A...

Photograph

Funeral, Vinh Quoi

Date: 1962-06 

Description: A woman holding a baby stands in front of two dead bodies laid out for a funeral in a open-air, covered building. The men were killed during a Viet Cong at...

Date: 1959-05-02 

Description: Dedication of the Joseph R. McCarthy Memorial in the Outagamie Counthouse on the second anniversary of the senator's death. Directly in front of the bust...

Date: 1925 

Description: Mourners outside of the Wisconsin State Capitol lined up to view the body of Senator Robert M. La Follette, Sr.

Date:  date unknown

Description: View of a funeral pyre for a group of deceased Hindu people. Remnants of bodies lie on a stack of logs for cremation.

Date: 1897 ca.

Description: Studio portrait of various bouquet wreaths in several shapes, including a cross and anchor, in front of a painted backdrop.

Photograph

Funeral, Vinh Quoi

Date: 1962-06 

Description: Women and children crouch around bodies laid out for funerals covered with woven mats. The deceased were killed during a Viet Cong raid of Vinh Quoi, Vietn...

Date:  date unknown

Description: View down snowy street. Men and women, one with a baby, are bundled up against the snowy winter weather, and are lining both sides of the street. Carriages...

Date: 1884-05-13 ca.

Description: "Mourning portrait" of Cyrus Hall McCormick (1809-1884), taken after his death on the morning of May 13, 1884. McCormick's hair and beard are neatly trimm...

Date: 1915 ca.

Description: View of a funeral ceremony at the National Military Home, which opened in 1867. A group of veterans march before a horse-drawn vehicle pulling a coffin on...

Date: 1874 ca.

Description: A funeral party is assembled around a casket in front of an upright-and-wing frame house. Two older men on the left, one identified as Lars D. Reque, stan...

Date:  date unknown

Description: Funeral memorial card of floral wreaths with a banner reading, "AT REST," and an animal tail [?].

Historical Object

Wisconsin Thematic Panel 70-78

Date:  

Description: If everything stopped dead — watches, tickers, hands — on every island something new would bloom
and another age begin

Photograph

Krueger Family

Date:  date unknown

Description: View of the Krueger family in front of the old house, taken at the time of Grandfather Goetsch's funeral.

Date:  

Description: You who were spared I talked with night but last
about the velvet years
I remember from the window
The one that is blown is the one gone wild

Photograph

Memorial Cross

Date:  

Description: Memorial cross of flowers with a photographic portrait of a man with muttonchops in the middle.

Date: 1902 

Description: Portrait of Mr. Henry Scholz draped in a black cloth, surrounded by several funeral floral arrangements. The portrait is propped up against some stairs wh...

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