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Mother and Baby

Date: 1903
Description: A mother sits with her baby on front steps in the sun surrounded by toys.
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Women Circus Drummers

Date: 1942
Description: Five women drummers with the Ringling Brothers, Barnum and Bailey Circus posing with striped drums. They are wearing band uniforms, including large hats to...
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Boy Scout Drum & Bugle Corps

Date: February 10 1946
Description: Four Lakes Council Boy Scout Drum & Bugle Corps on stage at Central High School, in uniforms with instruments and flags, for Victory concert.
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Four Lakes Boy Scouts Drum & Bugle Corps

Date: May 14 1945
Description: Group portrait of the all-Eagle Four Lakes Boy Scouts Drum and Bugle Corps with their director, from Madison, Wisconsin.
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Boy Scouts Drum and Bugle Corps.

Date: April 21 1945
Description: Group portrait of the Four Lakes Council Boy Scouts Drum and Bugle Corps, with instruments.
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Drummer Playing Drum Set

Date: January 29 1937
Description: Man playing drum set in a photographic studio.
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WIBA Orchestra

Date: December 05 1930
Description: WIBA "Harvester's" orchestra. Seven men are standing, and three men are sitting.
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Middleton High School Orchestra

Date: December 10 1928
Description: Middleton High School orchestra performing in front of stage with painted fire screen.
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Ho-Chunk Performers

Date: July 24 1946
Description: Mr. and Mrs. James Hawkins or Henry Thunder and Stella Stacy. Probably at Winnebago (Ho-Chunk) Indian Village.
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Ho-Chunk Man with Drum

Date: July 24 1946
Description: Unidentifed man with drum who was probably recorded for song collector Helene Stratman-Thomas, probably at Winnebago (HoChunk) Indian Village.
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Ho-Chunk Performers

Date: July 24 1946
Description: Mr. and Mrs. James Hawkins or Henry Thunder and Stella Stacy. Probably at Winnebago (Ho-Chunk) Indian Village.
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Roi Clearwater with Drum and Flute

Date: August 17 1946
Description: Roi Clearwater, (Ottawa/Chippewa Indian), singer of Ottawa Indian songs, of Lake Delton, Wisconsin.
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Boy Scout Drum and Bugle Corps

Date: February 16
Description: Group portrait of Boy Scout Drum and Bugle Corps at second annual concert on the Central High School auditorium stage.
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Dream Drum Dancers

Date: 
Description: Five Winnebago Indians in full dress for Dream Drum Dance in front of cloth barriers or tents. A powwow group from the 1908 Homecoming. The five are full b...
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Red Cloud Park

Date: 1978
Description: Native Americans keeping the music alive. George Whitewing, a Ho Chunk musician from Wittenberg, Wisconsin, plays his drum while a crowd looks on in Red Cl...
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Cigar Maker Ad

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Description: Trade card of H. Rolfs Cigar Manufacturing Co. of Milwaukee advertising their Golden Horn cigars. The card depicts a cartoon-like drummer with the caption:...
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Native American Family

Date: 
Description: Native American family, dressed in native clothing, standing on blanket outdoors.
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Madison Parochial Schools Band Percussion Section

Date: February 04 1950
Description: Seven boys in the percussion section of the Madison parochial schools band practice on drums and cymbals at Edgewood High School.
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Cub Scout Den Activities

Date: January 07 1952
Description: A group of Cub Scouts and their den mother Betty Smith look on as David Hill, in Native American costume (left), does a dance and Gary Lang beats a drum.
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"The Ox" Performing on Stage

Date: 1968
Description: Rock trio, "The Ox," performing on stage. The guitarist and bassist are on an elevated platform next to a stack of amplifiers, while the drummer is set up...

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