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Date: 1885-08-18 

Description: Wisconsin Governor Jeremiah M. Rusk and his staff at the funeral of General Ulysses S. Grant in New York City. Present with Rusk, 5th from the left, and i...

Date: 1957-05-07 

Description: Procession of Catholic clergy at the funeral of Senator Joseph R. McCarthy. In Wisconsin, and elsewhere in the nation, the Catholic Church was among McCart...

Date: 1863-12-05 

Description: Engraving of the dedication ceremony for the Soldiers' National Cemetery, November 19,1863, that appeared in "Frank Leslie's Illustrated Newspaper." It was...

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Hearse

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Description: Hearse parked on street. There is a reflection of a man in the hearse window glass.

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:  date unknown

Description: Funeral memorial card with floral wreaths and banner reading, "OUR FRIEND," and initials "ADC" [?].

Photograph

Boy in Coffin

Date: 1945-09-17 

Description: The body of Donald Bruer in his coffin. Donald, 3 years old, fell from a third floor window and was impaled on a picket fence.

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Description: Two women and a man visit a recent grave.

Date: 1957-05 

Description: The crowd gathered outside St. Mary's Catholic Church for the funeral of Senator Joseph R. McCarthy watches as the procession to the cemetery begins.

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Rural Burial

Date:  date unknown

Description: Engraved view of a country burial in the snow. A clergyman reads a blessing as a mourner kneels near the grave. A group of mourners bow their heads. A team...

Date:  date unknown

Description: Funeral memorial card with one heart-shaped wreath and other floral wreaths decorated with ribbons and cards.

Date: 1881 ca.

Description: Stereoview of the interior of the Presbyterian church decorated for the funeral of Mrs. George Smith.

Date: 1902 

Description: Floral arrangements at Oak Hill cemetery for the funeral of Mrs. Henry Scholz. A small portrait of her is placed at the center of the arrangements.

Date: 1849-06-18 ca.

Description: An Indian Burial in a tree; Sketched by Wilkins on his 151-day journey from Missouri to California on the Overland Trail (also known as the Oregon Trail)....

Date: 1865 ca.

Description: The remains of President Lincoln lying in state in Monument Square and Pavilion. Lincoln's body was on its way from Washington, D.C. to Springfield, Illino...

Date: 1832 ca.

Description: Funeral of a Sioux Chief near Fort Pierre.

Date:  date unknown

Description: Interior view of a church from the rear, probably decorated for a funeral, with flowers arranged around the altar.

Date:  date unknown

Description: European American man layed out on a lounging sofa, dressed in a suit. Probably a corpse lying in state.

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Description: Open casket with the corpse of an European American man lying inside it wearing a dark-colored suit coat and bow tie. Floral arrangements are placed above...

Date: 1925-06-22 

Description: Funeral of Senator Robert M. La Follette, Sr., at Forest Hill Cemetery in Madison. Mourners gathered around La Follette's flag-draped coffin include Phili...

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