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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: 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...

Photograph

Funeral Arrangement

Date: 1912 ca.

Description: Floral funeral arrangement for William Jaeger. A large head and shoulders portrait of him rests on two chairs behind floral arrangements, with "Vater" spel...

Date:  date unknown

Description: View down a 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. Carriag...

Date: 1955-09-03 

Description: Mamie Till Bradley, the mother of Emmett Till, weeps during his funeral. The 14-year-old Till was murdered while visiting relatives in Mississippi for alle...

Date: 1957-05-07 

Description: Crowd of mourners at the funeral of Senator Joseph R. McCarthy outside St. Mary's Roman Catholic Church.

Date: 2009 

Description: Watercolor of a Native American burial site. Generalized cross-section and stratigraphy of a typical Late Woodland effigy mound in Wisconsin.

Date:  date unknown

Description: The Pontalba Hearse, made of carved wood displayed behind a fence. This image was used in the original brochure for the House on the Rock.

Date:  date unknown

Description: A funeral supply building, with the words, "National Casket Co." and "Funeral Supplies" painted on the sides of the building.

Date: 1908 

Description: The six children of William Krueger posing on the front porch of their father's home, gathered for his funeral. From left to right, August, Amelia, Minnie,...

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...

Photograph

Vietnamese Funeral

Date: 1962-05 

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

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.

Book or Pamphlet

Illustrations of Indian Life

Date:  date unknown

Description: An illustration depicting various aspects of Indian life, including dancing, a sweat lodge, cooking, and burial of the dead. Indians are referred to as "sa...

Date: 1957-05-07 

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

Date: 1961-08-24 

Description: Mrs. James C. Jantz, wife of the slain policeman, holds the arm of her mother, Mrs. Roger Keith, and leans on the shoulder of her brother, Jerome Boyer.

Date: 1947-03-14 

Description: Women executive office employees filing past the casket containing the body of Governor Walter Goodland in the Wisconsin State Capitol.

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: Photographic postcard of a composite studio portrait of funeral floral arrangements and a man in front of a painted backdrop. A head and shoulders portrait...

Newspaper Article/Clipping

Crowd on Bascom Hill at Lincoln Monument

Date: 1963-11-26 

Description: Original UPI Wirephoto transmission. Caption reads: "Even the statue of Abraham Lincoln on the University of Wisconsin campus seemed more somber 11/25 than...

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