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Ku Klux Klan Parade

Date: 12 05 1924
Description: Ku Klux Klan (KKK) wearing iconic masks and white robes parading down King Street to Schroeder Funeral Home for the funeral of Police officer Herbert Drege...

I.O.O.F. Band

Date: 02 02 1931
Description: Group portrait of the I.O.O.F. (Independent Order of Odd Fellows) band, taken at the Odd Fellows Lodge, 308 W. Mifflin Street. Text on back of print reads:...

Delta Upsilon Fraternity House

Date: 1893
Description: Men standing outside of the Delta Upsilon fraternity house at 673 State Street, at the intersection of State and Lake Streets. Lawrence Whittet stands to t...

Phyllis Frawley Residence

Date: 1900
Description: 614 Langdon Street. This Queen Anne-style residence was built in 1889 for Phyllis Frawley. From 1889-1902, she rented the house to the Beta Theta Pi chapte...

Frederic March on Fraternity House Steps

Date: 1920
Description: Frederic March as Freddy Bickel, photographed on the steps of his fraternity house when he was president of the 1920 senior class.

Elks Cross Country Car

Date: 06 03 1931
Description: Elks Magazine purple and white free wheeling Studebaker President 8 roadster convertible parked in front of the Elks Club, 120-124 Monona Avenue. The car's...

Crowd on State Street

Description: Elevated view of crowd along sidewalks on State Street, and the Masonic Temple from Madison Street. Streetcars and horse-drawn vehicles are in the street.

Shriner Circus Sideshow

Description: Dell Hammel offering tickets for a Shriner Circus sideshow of Dancing Girls. There are good indications that this photograph has been manipulated and is a ...

Modern Woodmen Insurance Participants

Date: 04 22 1946
Description: Group portrait of Modern Woodmen of America Insurance Camp #365, with men and women and one child. Taken in the Colonial Room at the Hotel Loraine.

Pi Lambda Phi Party Group

Date: 01 05 1946
Description: Group portrait of Pi Lambda Phi fraternity party group at the Park Hotel.

Soldiers & Women in KC Clubroom

Date: 07 12 1945
Description: Group of soldiers and young women sitting around two food tables in the Knights of Columbus club room at 15 East Wilson Street.

Eagle's Drill Team

Date: 01 18 1945
Description: Elevated view of Fraternal Order of Eagles drill team in costume forming the letter "F" in an auditorium.

Fraternal Order of Eagles Drill Team

Date: 01 18 1945
Description: The Fraternal Order of Eagles drill team in costume.

Phi Sigma Sigma Party

Date: 12 02 1939
Description: Group portrait of Phi Sigma Sigma fraternity formal party in the Loraine Hotel dining room.

Pi Lambda Phi Spring Formal

Date: 05 21 1938
Description: Group portrait of Pi Lambda Phi fraternity spring formal at Lake Lawn Hotel.

Madison Civic Orchestra

Date: 12 1937
Description: Elevated view of the Madison Civic Orchestra on stage in the Masonic Temple in concert dress with instruments.

Phi Sigma Sigma Spring Formal

Date: 05 08 1937
Description: Group portrait of men and women at a Phi Sigma Sigma Sorority Spring formal at Nakoma Country Club.

Lions Club Meeting

Date: 03 31 1937
Description: Group portrait of Lions Club members seated around tables in the Neighborhood House, 768 W. Washington Avenue.

New Bar in Elks Club

Date: 09 18 1936
Description: New art deco bar in the Elks Club at 120-124 Monona Avenue.

Alpha Epsilon Phi Senior Breakfast

Date: 05 31 1936
Description: Group portrait of Alpha Epsilon Phi sorority members taken on the lawn after the senior breakfast, 22 Langdon Street, with Lake Mendota in the background.

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