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Date:  date unknown

Description: View of a Moravian funeral on the front lawn of a home. Six men carry a casket toward a group of people playing musical instruments. On either side, grou...


Scott Lilly

Date:  date unknown

Description: Scott Lilly, a senior policy adviser to Congressman David R. Obey, who formed the Capitol Offenses, a blue grass band with which Obey also played.

Date: 1946-05-18 

Description: Milwaukee Road Service Club Orchestra performing on stage at American Legion Memorial Hall, 110 East Wilson. Decorations include large bell, Milwaukee Road...

Date: 1933-08 

Description: The Kankakee High School band plays in the background as a crowd gathers around International Harvester exhibits at the "Century of Progress" world's fair.

Date: 1948 ca.

Description: Menominee Indian Band playing at the Wisconsin Centennial Year Kick-off Ceremony in the Wisconsin State Capitol. They played a one hour concert in the morn...


The Bards

Date: 1961-05-11 

Description: 1962 may have been the start to a musical career for this Madison area vocal and instrumental trio, the Bards. Left to right are Paul Skalet, Cross Plains...


Description: Composite of tintype portrait plates of the 1st Brigade, 3rd Division, 15th Army Corps Band.

Date: 1960-01-05 

Description: Monona Grove High School band members rehearse for the Broadway musical comedy, "Call Me Madam." Left to right: students Barbara Bresman, Janaele Duffield,...


Dizzy Sizzlers

Date: 1950 ca.

Description: The Dizzy Sizzlers were a comedy band based in Watertown that performed throughout Wisconsin during the 1950s and 1960s.


Octagonal Bandstand

Date: 1960 

Description: Bandstand and old Town Hall in the park.

Date: 1946-08-25 

Description: Helene Stratman-Thomas and members of the Yuba band, many of whom had played together for forty years: Otto and Wincil Stanek, clarinet; George McGilvery a...

Date:  date unknown

Description: A small marching band is at the head of the parade with a military group marching behind them. Crowds stand on the sidewalk.


WPA Exhibit

Date: 1937 

Description: Opening ceremonies for a Work Progress Administration (WPA) exhibit at the Wisconsin State Fair.

Date: 1879-09-10 

Description: The Madison Brass Band performing at the Wisconsin State Fair at Camp Randall. The view is facing east toward the Wisconsin State Capitol.


Washington Mansion

Date:  date unknown

Description: View of musicians and dancers in front of the Washington Mansion, a wooden home build in 1811 by David Hammond. A band and dancers occupy the front lawn.

Date: 1918 ca.

Description: The 316th Regimental Band marching down a dirt path at Camp Meade, established in 1917. Telephone poles are visible in the background.

Date: 1968 

Description: Wilbur J. Cohen stands at the podium during his swearing-in as Secretary of Health, Education and Welfare. Seated on the stage with him are his wife Eloise...

Date: 1953 

Description: Men in cowboy hats driving International Harvester tractors through an exhibition tent as part of the "Parade of Progress" at the Indiana State Fair as par...


The Harmonicats

Date:  date unknown

Description: The Harmonicats were a popular jazz harmonica trio, originally known as the Harmonica Madcats, that was formed in 1944. The original musicians were Murad (...

Date: 1948-01-05 

Description: Rear view of Governor Oscar Rennebohm at the speaker's stand on the first balcony in the University of Wisconsin-Madison Field House at a "kick-off" event...

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