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Description: Official representatives at the funeral of Senator Joseph R. McCarthy included (third from the police officer) Governor Walter J. Kohler, Jr.
Date: 1910 ca.
Description: View of a procession of horse-drawn carriages along a dirt road through a field. The second carriage from the left is a hearse. There is a farm in the back...
Description: Painted portrait of a woman with the name "Lessie" among funeral wreaths.
Date: 1918 ca.
Description: Corpse of an elderly man laid out in his coffin with floral decorations.
Date: 1860 ca.
Description: Full-length carte-de-visite portrait of Harriet Morrison Dean, the wife of Nathaniel Dean of Madison. Mrs. Dean was born in Dodgeville in 1829, moved to M...
Description: Scene in the cemetery near Martinsville during the internment of Lucille Ballweg, victim of a tornado.
Description: Women executive office employees filing past the casket containing the body of Governor Walter Goodland in the Wisconsin State Capitol.
Description: Panoramic view from street of Martin Lein/Lien's funeral procession, showing Main and Water Streets before the flood of 1911. The procession includes sever...
Description: Crowd of mourners at the funeral of Senator Joseph R. McCarthy outside St. Mary's Roman Catholic Church.
Description: A mortgage burning ceremony was held at the South Shore Methodist Church, 610 Olin Avenue, and more than 100 persons participated. The church was built and...
Date: 1886 ca.
Description: Studio portrait of deceased twin infants in coffins. They are Robert and Janet Fitzpatrick, born July 5, 1885, and died April 20, 1886, children of Robert...
Description: Postcard of outdoor photograph of funeral and tent/morgue from the Cherry Mine disaster. Writing reads: "#37 Cherry Mine Horror Showing Morgue Dunham Photo...
Description: A wreath of roses and feathers surround a photograph of a studio portrait of a standing woman.
Description: A group of pallbearers carry the casket containing Frank Lloyd Wright's body to its final resting place in the Unity Chapel Cemetery.
Description: Memorial cross of flowers with a photographic portrait of a man with muttonchops in the middle.
Date: 1912 ca.
Description: Funeral floral arrangement for William Jaeger. His framed portrait sits on two wooden chairs. He is wearing a suit and has a neckbeard. Flower arrangements...
Description: The caskets of University of Wisconsin president Glenn Frank and his son Glenn, Jr. are carried up the steps of the Monona Avenue entrance to the Wisconsin...
Date: 1894 ca.
Description: Memorial wreath in the shape of an anchor.
Description: Watercolor of a Native American burial site. Reconstructed stratigraphy and cross-section representative of effigy mounds at the Kletzien Mound group.
Date: 1937 ca.
Description: Newspaper halftone in Mrs. Louise Lawrence Van Dyke's obituary in the Milwaukee Sentinel. Portion of the text: "Liberal Donor to Charity. Mrs. Louis...
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