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Photograph

Caryl Fairchild

Date: 1896-12 

Description: Portrait of Caryl Fairchild (later Caryl Fairchild Bacon), youngest daughter of former governor and Civil War hero Lucius Fairchild. This photograph is da...

Date: 1959-04 

Description: Frank Lloyd Wright's funeral at the Unity Chapel Cemetery.

Date: 1885-08-18 

Description: Wisconsin Governor Jeremiah M. Rusk and his staff at the funeral of General Ulysses S. Grant in New York City. Present with Rusk, 5th from the left, and i...

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: 1934-04-21 

Description: Casket and flowers at cemetery for the funeral of Lorraine V. McGraw.

Historical Object

Wisconsin Thematic Panel 70-78

Date:  

Description: If everything stopped dead — watches, tickers, hands — on every island something new would bloom
and another age begin

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.

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: 1978-02-16 

Description: "Carrying the casket from Zion, the small country church."

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: 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: 1910 ca.

Description: View of a procession of horse-drawn carriages along a dirt road through a field. The second carriage from the left is a hearse. There is a farm in the back...

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...

Photograph

Hearse

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Description: Hearse parked on street. There is a reflection of a man in the hearse window glass.

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Description: Open coffin, decorated with flowers, and a wreath that reads, "Our Mother" in a funeral salon.

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: 1978-02-16 

Description: "Rev. Herbert Lemke and Charles Koepsell, Mayville, lead the mourners to the grave site."

Date: 1865-05-01 

Description: Albumen print of Abraham Lincoln's funeral procession. Thirty-six maidens in white surround Lincoln's hearse as it passes through the funeral arch, probabl...

Date: 1949-02-14 

Description: Funeral service of Mrs. Gerald (Cora) Fries, wife of Blooming Grove Constable "Jerry" Fries, showing the open casket in the Gunderson funeral home, 936 Win...

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Description: Crowd of men dressed alike parading down the board sidewalk of Main Street, between First and Second Street. A hearse is on the street. Probably a Masonic...

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