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Military Band at Lookout Mountain

Date: 1864
Description: Albumen stereocard of the Union Army brass band posed and playing atop Lookout Point. The Tennessee River is in the background.
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Lumber Camp Dining Room

Date: 1890
Description: Group of men posing in the dining room at August Mason's lumber camp. Three men are playing stringed instruments. Posters are displayed on the wall behind...
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Female Band Serenading Cows

Date: August 1930
Description: The Ingenues, an all-girl band and vaudeville act, serenading the cows in the University of Wisconsin-Madison Dairy Barn in a scientific test of whether th...
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Beechnut Gum Girls

Date: 1935
Description: Beechnut Gum girls, posed in front of an automobile, promoting the product for a national advertising campaign.
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Ole Bull

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Description: Portrait of Ole Bull in a suit holding a violin, poised to play.
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Vinnie Ream Hoxie

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Description: Portrait of Vinnie Ream Hoxie with a harp.
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Boy Scout Band

Date: 1920
Description: Group portrait of a Boy Scout band in front of a large brick building, possibly the old Baraboo High School. The bass drum head reads "Boy Scout Band" and...
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Band Playing at Allis-Chalmers Strike Picnic

Date: 1946
Description: "The Harmonians" performing at a picnic to raise money for striking Allis-Chalmers workers.
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Fauerbach Brewery Tavern

Date: April 07 1933
Description: Slightly elevated view of crowd in the Fauerbach Brewery tavern at 651 Williamson Street, with men and women drinking and toasting and celebrating the end...
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Ho-Chunk Powwow Participants

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Description: This photograph of Ho-Chunk powwow participants is a copy made by Van Schaick. From left to right are: John Hazen Hill (HaNaKah), William Hall (HunkKah), W...
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Powwow Group

Date: 1908
Description: Ho-Chunk performers gathered behind a drum and Winnebago baskets at the 1908 Homecoming. Standing from the left are Jim Swallow (MaPaZoeRayKeKah), William...
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Homecoming Powwow

Date: 1908
Description: Ho-Chunk men and women sitting and standing around a large medicine drum in an area portioned off by canvas barriers in front of a lodge. Identified as the...
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Madison Civic Orchestra

Date: November 17 1932
Description: The Madison Civic Orchestra poses onstage after the Parkway concert.
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Lynn Fontanne and Alfred Lunt

Date: 1931
Description: Lynn Fontanne and Alfred Lunt in a scene from "Reunion in Vienna."
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Riverboat With Lumberjacks

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Description: Five lumberjacks, one of whom is playing the fiddle, pose by a docked riverboat with a rowboat nearby.
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Fall Festival Entertainers

Date: September 08 1930
Description: Four women play banjos in the McVicar Photo Service Booth at the 1930 East Side Businessman's Association (ESBMA) Fall Festival.
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Hommels New Store

Date: June 29 1932
Description: Hommels Star Food Store at 606 S. Park Street, with promotional truck in front of store, and children looking on. Vehicle has a painted sign on the side, "...
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Stoughton Boy Scouts

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Description: Stoughton, Wisconsin Boy Scouts of America Troop No. 1 group portrait with a dog in the front of the group. One of the members is holding a trumpet.
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Street Musician with Violin and Dog

Date: 1915
Description: A street musician named Frank Ritter playing violin on a city sidewalk (possibly in Chicago), with a dog leashed to his belt. A tin cup is attached to the...
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Tony Salerno's Band

Date: August 23 1932
Description: Anthony "Tony" Salerno's Gypsy Melodians at WIBA radio station standing around a piano. Tony is holding his violin with other Melodians, including Otto Hei...

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