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Two Men with Guitar

Date: 1920
Description: Two men pose for a studio portrait in front of a painted backdrop. James Gorman, standing, has a pipe in his mouth; the seated man holding a guitar is unid...
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Shindig at the Teenbeat Club

Date: 1968
Description: Color advertising photograph of teenagers and band members gathered in and around an International Scout pickup at the Teenbeat Club owned by Steve Miller...
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Lone Cowboy

Date: June 25 1936
Description: Man dressed as a cowboy playing a guitar and singing in front of WIBA microphone.
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Accordion and Guitar Players

Date: March 11 1936
Description: Man playing accordion and man playing guitar at the Town Club Tavern, located at 2501 Sherman Avenue.
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Lone Cowboy

Date: January 28 1936
Description: A man dressed as a cowboy is sitting and holding a guitar in front of a microphone in W.I.B.A. studios, 111 King Street, Room 28.
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Three Little Maids

Date: May 16 1933
Description: "Three Little Maids", group portrait of three women, all standing, one holding a guitar, who performed with the WLS Barn Dance.
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International Travelall

Date: 1971
Description: Color advertising photograph of a family enjoying a campfire near their Travelall 1010 truck and Mallard camper. The father of the family strums his guita...
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Shindig at the Teenbeat Club

Date: 1968
Description: Color advertising photograph of teenagers and members of a rock and roll band gathered in and around an International Scout pickup at the Teenbeat Club own...
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"Transtar Rose" on Truck Stop Tour

Date: August 1975
Description: Bonnie Nelson (a.k.a. "Transtar Rose") singing country music with a band on her truck stop tour. The tour ran in the summer of 1975 from Omaha to Des Moine...
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International Travelall Tow Wagons

Date: 1971
Description: Front cover of an advertising brochure for International Travelall tow wagons with the slogan "Get away from it all." Features color photograph of a campin...
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Two Men with Musical Instruments

Date: 1900
Description: Two men are seated holding guitars in luthier Leo Uhlmeyer's store. There are more instruments on the floor in front of them and hanging on the wall behind...
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Goose Island Ramblers

Date: 1972
Description: The Goose Island Ramblers performing at Johnny's Packers Inn. Their instruments include accordions, guitar, and a fiddle. Tommy McDermott sits in on a but...
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The Hoedowners, A Country Western Trio

Date: 1950
Description: The Hoedowners, a country western trio consisting of Wendell "Wendy" Whitford, fiddleplayer; Donna Jean Lundeberg, piano accordian; and Vern Minor, guitar,...
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Goose Island Ramblers Band

Date: 1960
Description: The Goose Island Ramblers (left to right): George Gilbertsen on fiddle, "Wendy" Whitford on guitar, and Bruce Bollard on jug and piano accordion.
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"Hawaiian Group" Four-Piece Country Band

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Description: "Hawaiian Group", a four-piece country band made up of (left to right): Martin Angus, Al Flansberg, Jack Pennywell, and George Gilbertson. Their instrumen...
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Alvin "Scotty" Hogan With Musical Instruments

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Description: Studio portrait of musician Alvin "Scotty" Hogan posing with an upright bass guitar, a guitar, a banjo, a mandolin, a lap steel guitar, and a jug.
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Civil Rights Meeting with Thurgood Marshall

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Description: Eleven people, including Thurgood Marshall, Anne Braden, Myles Horton, and Septima Clark, are seated and standing during a Civil Rights meeting at Highland...
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Group of People in Fraternity House

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Description: Group of people in dormitory or fraternity house. Four girls and three men inside room. One girl has a guitar and the other a small megaphone.
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Joseph and Rachel Jastrow

Date: 1888
Description: Professor Joseph Jastrow reading, and Rachel Jastrow playing guitar in a room on the top floor of Ladies' Hall (later Chadbourne Hall, razed 1957), in Madi...
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Blackhawk Country Club Costume Party

Date: July 23 1955
Description: Dr. and Mrs. L. Riley McCormick in costume, 2117 Monroe Street, playing the guitar and singing at the Blackhawk Country Club 1920s costume party.

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