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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...

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: 1925-06-22 

Description: The funeral procession of Senator Robert M. La Follette, Sr., begins its journey from the Capitol to Forest Hill Cemetery, travelling east around the Squa...

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Description: Painted portrait of a woman with the name "Lessie" among funeral wreaths.

Date: 1913 

Description: Interior view of the Holy Redeemer Church, also called the "German Catholic" church, decorated for Father Dreis's funeral.

Date: 1925-06-22 

Description: The automobile bearing the casket of Senator Robert M. La Follette, Sr., begins it journey from the Wisconsin Capitol to Forest Hill Cemetery. Here it is...

Date: 1959-04 

Description: Funeral procession of Frank Lloyd Wright to Unity Chapel Cemetery. His body is carried in a horse-drawn vehicle with a group of people marching behind.

Photograph

Wreath and Portrait

Date:  

Description: A wreath of roses and feathers surround a photograph of a studio portrait of a standing woman.

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...

Historical Object

Paul Vanderbilt Pairing 45

Date:  date unknown

Description: The house was smaller than its legendary fill of righteousness
The author knelt before the scratched and wintered argument
to learn that Grace, in an...

Date: 1947-03-15 

Description: Pallbearers carrying the casket of Governor Walter Goodland from the Madison Masonic Temple.

Date: 1978-02-16 

Description: "Lester Beck readies the casket for the burial service at Zion Lutheran Church."

Date: 1925-06-22 

Description: Pallbearers (who include Senator Herman Ekern), carry the flag draped casket of Senator Robert M. La Follette, Sr., down the steps of the Wisconsin Capitol...

Date:  date unknown

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

Date: 1931-05-30 

Description: A group of people pose around the casket containing the body of Chief Simon Onanguisse Kahquados at Peninsula State Park during a reburial ceremony.

Date:  date unknown

Description: Framed woman's portrait surrounded by funeral wreaths and flower arrangements, with painted studio backdrop. A is cross on the left, with an arrangement sp...

Photograph

Vietnamese Funeral

Date: 1962-05 

Description: Funeral at Binh Hung, Vietnam for several members of the Vietnamese Sea Swallows battalion who were killed in combat against Viet Cong forces on May 29. El...

Historical Essay

La Follette Casket Flag

Wisconsin Historical Museum Object – Feature Story

United States Flag used to drape the caskets of both Robert M. La Follette, Sr. and Jr. (Museum object #1951.187)

Date: 1957-05-07 

Description: Marine honor guard at the funeral of Senator Joseph R. McCarthy. Jean McCarthy (wearing a round black hat), stands to the left of the Marines. McCarthy's...

Historical Essay

Young Girl's Burial Dress

Wisconsin Historical Museum Object – Feature Story

Burial dress for a young girl offered for sale by the A.A. Schmidt & Sons Funeral Home, Menomonee Falls, c. 1900. (Museum object #1983.267.7)
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