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Date: 1928-12-10 

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

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: 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: 1931-09-02 

Description: Group portrait of Chanticleer "Lanky Neal" Orchestra dressed in identical suits and two-tone shoes.

Date: 1928-04-16 

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

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...

Date: 1950-09-27 

Description: Walter Heermann, conductor of the Madison Civic Symphony and Civic Chorus, poses with a baton in his hand.

Date: 1944-04-08 

Description: Six musicians, four standing and two seated, of the Armond Huseboe orchestra.

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.

Photograph

Fern Kirkpatrick

Date: 1952-04-25 

Description: Portrait of Fern (Mrs. D. L.) Kirkpatrick, trumpet soloist with the Madison Civic Symphony.

Date: 1929-10-12 

Description: Ten musicians that make up the Broadway Gardens Orchestra pose on stage with their instruments.

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)

Photograph

Guy Lombardo

Date: 1976-01-16 

Description: Portrait of Guy Lombardo, bandleader of the Royal Canadians. He and his orchestra were famous for their traditional performance on New Year's Eve at the Wa...

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: 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: 1944-11-16 

Description: Group portrait of Peggy King's all-girl orchestra, posed with their instruments. The swing band plays on the weekends at fraternity and sorority parties. L...

Date: 1930-02-21 

Description: Chanticleer Orchestra managers, each with a dog at his side, sit on the front steps of a building with an awning overhead that reads "Chanticleer."

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:  

Description: Billhead of Neese, Kustermann & Root of Green Bay, Wisconsin, stationers, printers, book-binders, and dealers in musical instruments and sewing machines. T...

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...

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