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Date: 1898 ca.

Description: Alma Seipp (1876-1966), middle row, second from right, holds a violin in a group portrait of a women's string ensemble, probably at Wellesley College. All...

Date: 1928-04-16 

Description: Capitol Theatre orchestra at Pennco Field (Royal Airport) to welcome the Ray-O-Vac Twins.

Date: 1959-11-21 

Description: Madison's Temple Beth El members plan a New Year's Eve dance and buffet supper. The party begins at 9:00 p.m. and features the Dan Garson Orchestra. Shown...

Date: 1928-12-10 

Description: Members of the Middleton High School orchestra pose for a group portrait with their instruments.

Date: 1911-09-13 before

Description: Middle front outer panel and tri-fold menu from The Gargoyle, with a gargoyle sitting atop the framed illustration of the entryway of the restaurant and a...

Date: 1934-05-28 

Description: Photograph submitted to the state of Wisconsin for trademark registration. Group portrait of the six women in the Dutch Girls Orchestra. They are posed ons...

Date:  date unknown

Description: Group portrait of Simoni Martucci and Tomma's White Label Orchestra. Members of the band hold instruments and pose before banners and decoration.

Date: 1961-04-29 

Description: Walter Heerman directs the Civic Symphony Pops Concert in the Crystal Ballroom of Hotel Loraine. The concert is a farewell event for Mr. Heermann who will...

Date:  date unknown

Description: Members of the orchestra look closely at the conductor as he leads them in the performance of a piece of music.

Date: 1945 

Description: Group of Holocaust survivors who were in quarantine after WWII listen to an orchestra playing on their behalf outdoors; Smalands Anneberg, Sweden, Summer.

Date: 1930-12-09 

Description: Group portrait of WIBA "Harvester's" orchestra.

Date: 1957-11-13 

Description: Shown in the WHA-TV studios, left to right, are Professor Robert Monschein; George (?) Kreuzer, oboe; Marilyn Weckel, flute; Doster DeHaven and Judith Whit...

Date: 1953-05-22 

Description: Four members of Jerry Billington's Orchestra gather at the piano during the Cosmos Dance Club 30th Anniversary dinner dance. The orchestra has played for...

Date: 1948-04-23 

Description: Dr. Sigfrid Prager conducting the Madison Civic Symphony Orchestra, the Madison Civic Chorus, the University of Wisconsin chorus and soloists in his farewe...

Date: 1926-05-14 

Description: Parkway Theater Orchestra, 8 W. Mifflin Street. The musicians are posed on the stage.

Date: 1934-10-20 

Description: Photograph submitted to the state of Wisconsin for trademark registration. Group portrait of the six men in Dutch costume and wooden shoes holding musical...

Date: 1931-06-29 

Description: Chanticleer Orchestra, the "Piffles" Jaeger Band with instruments, on lake passenger boat. Band members and guests are: Left to right: Ruth Bourrette, Mrs....

Date: 1949-11-19 

Description: Stan Stitgen, Norma Malmanger and Don Liebenberg, standing left to right, and Beth Mitchell, seated, prepare for the special youth concert to be given by t...

Historical Essay

Sousa Conductor's Baton

Wisconsin Historical Museum Object – Feature Story

Conductor's baton presented to Marquette University by John Philip Sousa in 1924. (Museum object #1980.228.12)

Date: 1951-11-14 

Description: Joan Taliaferro sits at a piano with Madison Civic Symphany orchestra conductor Walter Heermann. She is to play with the orchestra at their young people's...

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