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Fall Festival Entertainers

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

Milwaukee Railroad Service Club

Date: September 24 1939
Description: Group portrait of Milwaukee Railroad Service Club convention in Crystal Ballroom of Loraine Hotel. A group people are in front posing with musical instrume...
Photograph

Camp 20

Date: 1900
Description: Portrait of two men sitting in a room with lines with book shelves. There is a banjo leaning in the corner next to a window.
Painting

On a Sugar Plantation in South Carolina

Date: 1859
Description: H√∂lzlhuber felt his most interesting experiences in America were his interactions with southern slavery. "My sketch here shows a negro family as I saw them...
Photograph

Man in Dormitory

Date: 1900
Description: Man in dormitory or fraternity playing banjo. There are signs that say "University of Missouri" and "Don't be woozy" above the door. There are photos and c...
Photograph

Guy Carawan

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Description: Signed photograph of Guy Carawan, a folk musician, playing an open-backed 5-string banjo. Presented to Highlander Folk School. Inscription reads, "Wishin...
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A Meeting at Highlander

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Description: A meeting at Highlander Folk School. Guy Carawan is holding a banjo on far left. Septima Clark is standing third from the left. Matt Sturgis, holding an ac...
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Pete Seeger at Highlander

Date: 1957
Description: Pete Seeger at Highlander Folk School, possibly at a 25th anniversary celebration, where he was in charge of music. Playing an Orpheum #1 open-back five st...
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Playing Banjo at a Bar-B-Que

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Description: Night bar-b-que at Highlander Folk School, featuring a banjo player, Malcolm (Mike?) Ross, frailing on an open-back five-string banjo.
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Photomontage of Highlander Square Dancing

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Description: Photomontage of musicians playing their instruments, with people square dancing beneath. Ike Church is playing the banjo in the upper right, and J.D. Marlo...
Photograph

Peter Seeger Playing at Highlander

Date: 1957
Description: Pete Seeger playing the 5-string banjo at the 25th Anniversary of Highlander Folk School in the Library building.
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Three Musicians in Blackface and Costume

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Description: Three musicians, two males with banjos and possibly a woman with a guitar, pose in blackface and costumes for a studio portrait in front of a painted backd...
Poster

Wisconsin Traveler Poster

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Description: Poster publicizing "Wisconsin Traveler," possibly a musical group. Features a hand-drawn and hand-colored drawing of a fiddle player, a banjo player, and s...
Print

Festival Choir Concert Poster

Date: April 1975
Description: Poster announcing "Festival Choir," a concert of music from America, conducted by David Crosby, at several venues in Madison and Monona, Wisconsin. Feature...
Photograph

Polka Party

Date: 1957
Description: A crowd gathers to watch men and women dance the polka at the Verona Legion Hall. A man plays a banjo in the background.
Photograph

Ada Meinhardt Residence

Date: 1895
Description: An interior view of the Ada Meinhardt residence. There is an elaborate stairway with several musical instruments displayed below.
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Dance Band

Date: 1925
Description: Six musicians pose in front of a backdrop with their instruments, including saxophones, clarinets, a banjo, drums and trumpet with mutes. The drum has bee...
Photograph

Pete Seeger Concert

Date: September 1977
Description: Pete Seeger with a banjo performing at a picnic, perhaps a fund-raising event, for the "Guardian", a radical weekly newspaper.
Print

Oh Boy! Can I 'Pick' 'Em!

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Description: Child's Valentine's Day card with a boy sporting a moustache playing a banjo. He is wearing a blue jacket, red bow tie and a yellow hat with a blue ribbon....
Photograph

It's Those Johnson Boys

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Description: The Johnson Brothers, billed as "Clean, Fast, Swedish Comedy," was a musical comedy act based in Racine, Wisconsin.

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