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Photograph

Mrs. Nathaniel Dean

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...

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: 1880 ca.

Description: Funeral wreath of Caroline Keyser Preus, the wife of Lutheran minister Herman Amberg Preus.

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.

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:  date unknown

Description: Studio portrait of memorial wreaths in the shape of anchors. The memorial includes a photographic portrait of a man, most likely John Best who died in 1890...

Date: 1891 ca.

Description: Studio portrait of a memorial flower wreath. In the middle is a full-length portrait of a woman in a dress.

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

Photograph

Funeral Arrangement

Date: 1923 

Description: Funeral floral arrangement for August Krueger at Oak Hill Cemetery.

Date:  

Description: The Nguyen family, each wearing a white headband, poses in front of the casket of Kim Nguyen, the family patriarch.

Date: 1832 ca.

Description: Offering of the Mandan Indians, showing human and animal skulls.

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...

Photograph

Baby in Coffin

Date:  date unknown

Description: Deceased baby in coffin.

Photograph

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: 1923 

Description: Several floral arrangements for the funeral of August Krueger at Oak Hill Cemetery.

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)

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...

Date:  date unknown

Description: An elaborate funeral hearse is pulled up to a house with the back doors open, waiting to be loaded with the casket. There are many men and women bundled up...

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...

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.

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