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Madison Brass Band at State Fair

Date: September 10 1879
Description: The Madison Brass Band performing at the Wisconsin State Fair at Camp Randall. The view is facing east toward the Wisconsin State Capitol.
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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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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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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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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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Reunion of the 15th Wisconsin Infantry Regiment

Date: 1880
Description: Outdoor elevated view of a reunion of the Norwegian American men of the 15th Regiment of the Wisconsin Volunteer Infantry at Luther College. They are posin...
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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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Sedgwick County 4-H Band

Date: 1929
Description: 4-H band from Sedgewick County, Kansas. The band attended the International Harvester livestock show and Boys & Girls Club conclave.
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Band Playing at Train Station

Date: 1917
Description: Twelve piece brass band playing at a railroad station during the "Union Pacific Preparedness Special Campaign."
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Osborne Works Foremen's Annual Picnic Parade

Date: 1915
Description: Elevated view of men following a band in a parade through downtown Auburn for the Osborne Works foremen's annual picnic. Spectators are standing on the sid...
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Crowd of People at International Harvester's Milwaukee Works

Date: 1905
Description: A large crowd assembled outside International Harvester's Milwaukee Works. The crowd is composed mostly of men, but includes a few boys and at least one gi...
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Musicians on "New Dell Queen" Steamboat

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Description: Harpist and violinist posed on steamboat "New Dell Queen".
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African American School Band

Date: 1914
Description: African-American school band assembled in a lecture hall at the Piney Woods Country Life School with Agricultural Extension Department workers and charts i...
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Osceola Commerce Club Band

Date: April 21 1928
Description: Elevated view of the Commercial Club Band posing at a rail yard with a newly arrived shipment of McCormick-Deering ball-bearing cream separators. The cream...
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Brass Band

Date: 1895
Description: Brass band musicians in uniform pose with their instruments.
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International Harvester Parade of Progress Fast Hitch Square Dance

Date: 1953
Description: Men in cowboy hats driving International Harvester tractors through an exhibition tent as part of the "Parade of Progress" at the Indiana State Fair as par...
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Dolton School Boys Band

Date: June 1916
Description: Outdoor group portrait of the Dolton School Boys Band. Original caption reads: "Dolton School Boys Band who furnished the music throughout the day for the...
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Charleston Contest

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Description: People stand in anticipation of a Charleston dancing contest.
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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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