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Date:  date unknown

Description: View of a Moravian funeral on the front lawn of a home. Six men carry a casket toward a group of people playing musical instruments. On either side, grou...

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.


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: 1924-12-05 

Description: Klansmen of the Ku Klux Klan (KKK) wearing conic masks and white robes gather at the funeral of Herbert C. Dreger, a police officer who was shot and killed...

Date: 1940-09-18 

Description: Elevated view of the crowd in the Wisconsin State Capitol rotunda during the funerals for University of Wisconsin president Glenn Frank and his son Glenn,...

Date: 1894 ca.

Description: Memorial wreath in the shape of an anchor.

Newspaper Article/Clipping

Widow Mrs. J.D. Tippett

Date: 1963-11-25 

Description: Original UPI Wirephoto transmission. Caption reads: "Mrs. J.D. Tippett, widow of slain Dallas Police Officer J.D. Tippett weeps at the graveside services f...

Date: 1908 

Description: The six children of William Krueger standing in the yard in front of their father's home, all dressed in black for his funeral. They are arranged in birth...

Date: 1950-02-12 

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: 1953-02-27 

Description: Robert M. La Follette Jr., funeral at Grace Episcopal Church. The former senator, who committed suicide, was thought to have been depressed. Some thought h...

Date:  date unknown

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

Date:  date unknown

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

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: 1948-08-02 

Description: Scene in the cemetery near Martinsville during the internment of Lucille Ballweg, victim of a tornado.

Date: 1957-05-07 

Description: Mourners surround the casket of Senator Joseph R. McCarthy at his funeral at St. Mary's Roman Catholic Cemetery.


Funeral, Binh Hung

Date: 1962-06 

Description: Large funeral for multiple people in Binh Hung, Vietnam. Numerous decoratively painted coffins with cloth coverings are on display in a large open-air, roo...

Date: 1940-09-18 

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: 1945-07-26 

Description: William E. Crossen, eighteen-months-old, son of Mr. and Mrs. Phillip Crossen, shown in a coffin at Joyce Funeral Home.

Newspaper Article/Clipping

Jacqueline Kennedy at Funeral

Date: 1963-11-26 

Description: Original UPI Wirephoto transmission. Caption reads: "Mrs. Jacqueline Kennedy holds the flag that draped her late husband's coffin as she turns from the gra...


Wreath and Portrait


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

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