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Ku Klux Klan Parade

Date: December 05 1924
Description: Ku Klux Klan (KKK) wearing conic masks and white robes parading down King Street to Schroeder Funeral Home for the funeral of Police officer Herbert Dreger...

Delta Upsilon Fraternity House

Date: 1893
Description: Men standing outside of the Delta Upsilon fraternity house at 673 State Street, at the intersection of State and Lake Streets. Lawrence Whittet stands to t...

Elks Cross Country Car

Date: June 03 1931
Description: Elks Magazine purple and white free wheeling Studebaker President 8 roadster convertible parked in front of the Elks Club, 120-124 Monona Avenue. The car's...

Crowd on State Street

Description: Elevated view of crowd on State Street, and the Masonic Temple from Madison Street. Streetcars and horse-drawn vehicles are in the street.

Shriner Circus Sideshow

Description: Dell Hammel offering tickets for a Shriner Circus sideshow of Dancing Girls. There are good indications that this photograph has been manipulated and is a...

Fraternal Order of Eagles Drill Team

Date: January 18 1945
Description: The Fraternal Order of Eagles drill team in costume.

Lions Club Meeting

Date: March 31 1937
Description: Group portrait of Lions Club members seated around tables in the Neighborhood House, 768 W. Washington Avenue.

New Bar in Elks Club

Date: September 18 1936
Description: New art deco bar in Elks Club at 120-124 Monona Avenue.

Acacia Fraternity Nut Party

Date: March 23 1935
Description: Group portrait of Acacia fraternity members and their dates, at 108 Langdon Street, at a nut party. The group is posing with many advertisement posters whi...

Grand Prize Auto

Date: May 27 1934
Description: Ray Perkins, President of The Wisconsin Engraving Company, stands beside his new Oldsmobile sedan which he won at the Zor Shrine Temple's Past Potentate ba...

Soap Box Scooter Champions

Date: August 26 1935
Description: Group portrait of Soap Box Scooter champions and adults in front of GAR Hall, 118 Monona Avenue. Also shows portion of Monona Hotel, 114 Monona Avenue, and...


Date: January 04 1934
Description: Winter scene with snowman at the Phi Kappa Psi fraternity house, at 811 State Street.

Wimodaughsis Officers

Date: September 23 1931
Description: Group portrait of female officers in Wimodaughsis Club, wives, daughters and sisters of master Masons. Right to left?: President, Maude M. West; vice-pres...

Acacia Fraternity 25th Anniversary Banquet

Date: April 25 1931
Description: Elevated view from balcony of the Acacia Fraternity 25th anniversary banquet.

Parade of the Knights Templar

Date: October 14 1930
Description: Knights Templar parade south on Carroll Street during the Wisconsin Commandery convention.

Fraternal Order of Eagles Clubhouse

Date: November 20 1927
Description: The classically-columned Fraternal Order of Eagles clubhouse, 23 W. Doty Street, with a sculpted eagle on the roof.

Presentation of the Moose Prize Car

Date: August 04 1930
Description: Mr. Larson presenting the Moose Whippet prize car to the winner at Whippet Knight Sales Company, 437 W. Gilman Street.

Independent Order of Odd Fellows 111th Anniversary

Date: April 25 1930
Description: Men and women are seated in a "Mock Trial" as part of the I.O.O.F. 111th anniversary program at the Independent Order of Odd Fellows hall. The hall is deco...

Betty Livesey at the Capitol

Date: October 08 1928
Description: Five-year-old Betty Livesey pauses for a picture after the "Declaration of Chivalry" ceremony conducted at the 81st annual Capitol Grand Encampment of the...

Phi Gamma Delta Dining Room

Date: October 02 1928
Description: Interior view of Phi Gamma Delta fraternity dining room, located at 16 Langdon Street.

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