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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...

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

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: 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: 1926-05-14 

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

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: 1928-12-10 

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

Date: 1958 

Description: Dance and singing performance during a festival at Taliesin West. The theater was designed by Frank Lloyd Wright and built by the Fellowship. Taliesin West...

Date: 1990-06-27 

Description: Mayor Soglin standing at the microphone as Honorary Host of Wisconsin Chamber Orchestra's Concerts on the Square.

Photograph

Eddie Cantor

Date: 1946-08-03 

Description: Eddie Cantor standing on stage at Centurama. The orchestra is sitting on the left and under the stage. In the background men and women are sitting at a lon...

Date: 1950-09-27 

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

Date: 1928-04-16 

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

Date: 1944-04-08 

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

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: 1930-12-09 

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

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: 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: 1961-04-29 

Description: A group of guests attends the Civic Symphony Pops Concert in the Crystal Ballroom of Hotel Loraine They include (seated), from left to right, Archie Kimbal...

Date: 1959-11-24 

Description: Boston "Pops" orchestra conductor Arthur Fiedler speaks with Elizabeth Monschein of WHA and Cliff Roberts of WIBA. Fiedler was in Madison to speak to repre...

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...

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