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Date: 1997 

Description: A watercolor of prehistoric Indians building an effigy mound.

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: 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: 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...

Date:  date unknown

Description: Indoor view of a flower-draped casket in a room.

Print

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: 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: 1902 

Description: Flower arrangements for the funeral of Mrs. Henry Scholz at Oak Hill cemetery. Her portrait is placed in the center of one of the arrangements.

Date: 1891 ca.

Description: Floral offering built around the form of a steam engine at the funeral of Matt Ellis.

Photograph

Child's Casket

Date:  date unknown

Description: Indoor view of a small, light-colored casket resting on a table covered with a drape. The coffin is surrounded by flowers and flower arrangements on tables...

Date: 1959-07-01 

Description: Curtiss D. Brauhn (center), 3110 West Beltline Highway, receives the official gavel as president of South Madison Optimist Club at installation ceremonies...

Date: 1832 ca.

Description: Tombs made by Assiniboin Indians in trees.

Date: 1865-05-01 

Description: Albumen print of an elevated view of the funeral procession of Abraham Lincoln entering Chicago's City Hall. The building is decorated with mourning ribbon...

Photograph

Highway 110 Cross

Date: 1997-06 

Description: A cross on Highway 110 South of Winchester marks the spot where Tabitha Dyer was killed in a car accident.

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: 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...

Photograph

Memorial Photograph

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: Memorial photograph, showing a draped coffin surrounded by floral offerings, among which appears a life-size head-and-shoulders photographic portrait of th...

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: 1925 

Description: Mourners outside of the Wisconsin State Capitol lined up to view the body of Senator Robert M. La Follette, Sr.

Photograph

Horse-Drawn Hearse

Date:  

Description: Hearse being pulled by a team wearing fly-nets.

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