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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...

Photograph

Menominee Judge

Date:  

Description: Menominee Judge Perrote beside the wooden grave of his wife. The Court of Indian Offenses was established in 1883 with Indian judges appointed by the U.S....

Historical Object

Paul Vanderbilt Pairing 45

Date:  date unknown

Description: The house was smaller than its legendary fill of righteousness
The author knelt before the scratched and wintered argument
to learn that Grace, in an...

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: 1957-05-07 

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

Date: 1957-05-07 

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

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

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.

Photograph

Residential Wake

Date: 1925 ca.

Description: Deceased man's body lying in open veiled coffin, surrounded by flowers, in a residential interior.

Date: 1997 

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

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: 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.

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

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: 1948-12-01 

Description: The funeral for the fire victims of the Bedford Street fire was finalized in the Middleton Junction Cemetery. The caskets are shown as the mourners await t...

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Description: Painted portrait of a woman with the name "Lessie" among funeral wreaths.

Date:  date unknown

Description: Funeral wreath surrounding two studio portraits of a boy and baby,with two attached panels "Our darling" above and "AT REST" below. Possibly a grave stone...

Date: 1902 

Description: Portrait of Mr. Henry Scholz draped in a black cloth, surrounded by several funeral floral arrangements. The portrait is propped up against steps which are...

Date: 1885-07-23 

Description: Mourning Badge with the image of Ulysses S. Grant.

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