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dress

Physical Description:
paper (overall material)
inks (overall material)
Measurements:
overall: 42 in x 40 in; 106.68 cm x 101.6 cm
Object Name:
dress
Date made:
1900 - 1950
Subject:
Funerals  Search this
Credit Line:
Squire Knowles
ID Number:
CL.67.0433
Accession number:
269349
Catalog number:
67.0433
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Cultural and Community Life: Ethnic
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746ad-729a-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_1412349

ribbon, funeral

Measurements:
overall: 52 cm x 7.2 cm x 3/32 in; 20 15/32 in x 2 27/32 in x .254 cm
Object Name:
ribbon, funeral
Subject:
Funerals  Search this
Credit Line:
Ruth Ann Skaff
ID Number:
1996.0111.16
Accession number:
1996.0111
Catalog number:
1996.0111.16
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Cultural and Community Life: Religion
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746ad-257a-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_1383757

tunic

Physical Description:
cloth (overall material)
paint (overall material)
paper (overall material)
Measurements:
overall: 35 in x 25 1/2 in; 88.9 cm x 64.77 cm
Object Name:
Tunic
Place made:
China
Location where used:
United States: California
Subject:
Funerals  Search this
Credit Line:
Frances Harris
ID Number:
CL.67.0925
Catalog number:
67.0925
Accession number:
272691
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Cultural and Community Life: Ethnic
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746a4-b987-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_658225

badge, usher's

Physical Description:
cloth, satin (overall material)
ink (overall material)
Measurements:
overall: 37 cm x 6 cm; 14 9/16 in x 2 3/8 in
Object Name:
badge, usher's
Location where used:
United States: Ohio, Cleveland
Subject:
Funerals  Search this
Credit Line:
Frank Bavec
ID Number:
CL.299036.05
Accession number:
299036
Catalog number:
299036.05
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Cultural and Community Life: Community Organizations
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746a4-d688-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_659139
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ribbon, funeral

Physical Description:
tulle (overall material)
paper (letters material)
Measurements:
overall: 47 cm x 12 cm x 3/32 in; 18 1/2 in x 4 23/32 in x .254 cm
Object Name:
ribbon
ribbon, funeral
Subject:
Funerals  Search this
Credit Line:
Ruth Ann Skaff
ID Number:
1996.0111.17
Accession number:
1996.0111
Catalog number:
1996.0111.17
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Cultural and Community Life: Religion
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746ad-257b-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_1383758

plaque

Physical Description:
glass (overall material)
metal (overall material)
paper (overall material)
soapstone (overall material)
Measurements:
overall: 6 in x 3 3/4 in x 1/2 in; 15.24 cm x 9.525 cm x 1.27 cm
Object Name:
Plaque
Place made:
United States
Location where used:
United States
Date made:
1855
Subject:
Protestantism  Search this
Funerals  Search this
ID Number:
CL.66.0142
Catalog number:
66.0142
Accession number:
261928
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Cultural and Community Life: Ethnic
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746a4-b0a8-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_661130

photograph

Referenced:
Kennedy, John F.  Search this
Maker:
Mink, Patricia A.  Search this
Physical Description:
paper (overall material)
faided print (overall color)
Measurements:
overall: 3 1/2 in; x 8.89 cm
Object Name:
photograph
Place made:
United States: Virginia
Occurred:
United States: District of Columbia, Washington
Date made:
11-1963
Associated date:
Novbember 1963
Subject:
Funerals  Search this
Assassination  Search this
Related event:
Assassination of John F. Kennedy  Search this
ID Number:
2011.0109.017
Accession number:
2011.0109
Catalog number:
2011.0109.017
See more items in:
Political and Military History: Political History, Campaign Collection
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746ad-62b5-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_1410630

Ella Fitzgerald Funeral Program

Depicted:
Fitzgerald, Ella  Search this
Physical Description:
paper (overall material)
ink (overall material)
Measurements:
overall: 8 1/2 in x 5 1/2 in; 21.59 cm x 13.97 cm
Object Name:
program
program, funeral
Date made:
1996
Subject:
Music  Search this
Funerals  Search this
ID Number:
2013.3001.038
Nonaccession number:
2013.3001
Catalog number:
2013.3001.038
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Cultural and Community Life: Entertainment
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746ad-ee37-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_1450485

Obituary prepared by Henrietta Bell Wells

Written by:
Henrietta Bell Wells, American, 1912 - 2008  Search this
Medium:
ink on paper (fiber product)
Dimensions:
H x W: 10 1/2 × 8 1/2 in. (26.7 × 21.6 cm)
Type:
obituaries
Place depicted:
Houston, Harris County, Texas, United States, North and Central America
Date:
1994
Topic:
African American  Search this
Funeral customs and rites  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Gift of Dr. Edward L. Cox
Object number:
2015.43.8ab
Restrictions & Rights:
©Henrietta Bell Wells. Permission required for use.
See more items in:
National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Classification:
Documents and Published Materials
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/fd5c6017cef-9e76-40e4-9f46-b974ac31e928
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2015.43.8ab
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Untitled

Photograph by:
Milton Williams, American, born 1940  Search this
Subject of:
Unidentified Man or Men  Search this
Medium:
silver and photographic gelatin on photographic paper, mounting board
Dimensions:
H x W (Image and Sheet): 7 7/8 x 9 7/8 in. (20 x 25.1 cm)
Type:
gelatin silver prints
Date:
ca. 1980
Topic:
African American  Search this
Funeral customs and rites  Search this
Photography  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Gift of Milton Williams Archives
Object number:
2011.15.51
Restrictions & Rights:
© Milton Williams
See more items in:
National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Classification:
Media Arts-Photography
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/fd5ea232761-a2a5-46c5-a81f-da306f0f6533
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2011.15.51

Program for the funeral service of Benjamin E. Hall

Created by:
Unidentified  Search this
Subject of:
Benjamin E. Hall, American, 1910 - 1997  Search this
Medium:
ink on paper
Dimensions:
H x W (2013.46.29.4a (program)): 8 9/16 × 5 9/16 in. (21.7 × 14.1 cm)
H x W (2013.46.29.4b (post-it)): 3 × 3 in. (7.6 × 7.6 cm)
Type:
programs
Place used:
New York City, New York, United States, North and Central America
Date:
1997
Topic:
African American  Search this
Funeral customs and rites  Search this
Religion  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture
Object number:
2013.46.29.4ab
Restrictions & Rights:
No Known Copyright Restrictions
See more items in:
National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Collection title:
Maxine Sullivan Collection
Classification:
Memorabilia and Ephemera
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/fd59bcd310b-beeb-42fb-b2c9-2d13a7f12734
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2013.46.29.4ab
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prayer card

Physical Description:
paper (overall material)
ink (overall material)
Measurements:
overall: 10 cm x 5.8 cm; 3 15/16 in x 2 5/16 in
Object Name:
prayer card
Date made:
1977
Subject:
Funerals  Search this
Prayer  Search this
Credit Line:
Rita J. Adrosko
ID Number:
1998.0311.02
Accession number:
1998.0311
Catalog number:
1998.0311.02
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Cultural and Community Life: Religion
Religion
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746ad-22af-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_1383304

Man Beneath Coffin and Flowers

Maker:
Erwitt, Elliott  Search this
Physical Description:
masonite (overall material)
Measurements:
overall: 9 in x 13 1/2 in; 22.86 cm x 34.29 cm
Object Name:
gelatin silver print
Place made:
Italy: Tuscany, Florence
Date made:
1952
Subject:
Flowers  Search this
Funerals  Search this
Men  Search this
ID Number:
PG.007580
Accession number:
252364
Catalog number:
7580
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Work and Industry: Photographic History
Photography
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746b4-581e-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_1914915

Mourners entering the funeral of Japanese Emperor Hirohito

Maker:
Walker, Diana  Search this
Physical Description:
paper (overall material)
Measurements:
overall: 16 in x 20 in; 40.64 cm x 50.8 cm
Object Name:
photograph
Place made:
Japan: Tōkyō, Tokyo
Date made:
1989-02-24
Subject:
Mourning  Search this
Funerals  Search this
ID Number:
2003.0250.041
Catalog number:
2003.0250.041
Accession number:
2003.0250
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Work and Industry: Photographic History
Photography
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746ab-866e-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_1274534

Woman lying in a casket

Maker:
Baughman, J. Ross  Search this
Physical Description:
paper (overall material)
Measurements:
overall: 14 in x 11 in; 35.56 cm x 27.94 cm
Object Name:
photograph
Date made:
1970-1980s
Subject:
Funerals  Search this
Death  Search this
Credit Line:
Gift of J. Ross Baughman
ID Number:
2010.0231.01.112
Catalog number:
2010.0231.01.112
Accession number:
2010.0231
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Work and Industry: Photographic History
Photography
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746ad-6673-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_1403333

plate, coffin

Physical Description:
iron (overall material)
tinned (overall production method/technique)
paint (overall material)
Measurements:
overall: 3/8 in x 4 3/8 in x 3 1/4 in; .9525 cm x 11.1125 cm x 8.255 cm
Object Name:
plate, coffin
Date made:
19th century
Subject:
Children  Search this
Death  Search this
Funerals  Search this
Mourning  Search this
Credit Line:
Kenneth E. Jewett
ID Number:
DL.245425.0032
Catalog number:
245425.0032
Accession number:
245425
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Cultural and Community Life: Domestic Life
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746a1-0f3a-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_309504
Online Media:

Solon H. Borglum's funeral

Creator:
Publishers' Photo Service  Search this
Publishers' Photo Service  Search this
Subject:
Borglum, Solon Hannibal  Search this
Type:
Photographs
Date:
1922 Jan. or Feb.
Topic:
Artists' studios  Search this
Death  Search this
Funerals  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA)13585
See more items in:
Solon H. Borglum and Borglum family papers, 1864-2002
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_item_13585
Online Media:

Mrs. King at her husband's funeral

Referenced:
King, Jr., Martin Luther  Search this
Maker:
Schulke, Flip  Search this
Physical Description:
paper (overall material)
Measurements:
overall: 13 3/4 in x 9 5/8 in; 34.925 cm x 24.4475 cm
Object Name:
gelatin silver print
Place made:
United States: Georgia, Atlanta
Date made:
1968-04-09
Subject:
Funerals  Search this
Women  Search this
African American  Search this
ID Number:
PG.71.13.35
Catalog number:
71.13.35
Accession number:
2018.0072
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Work and Industry: Photographic History
Photography
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746ad-68d4-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_1414676
Online Media:

Order for Daily Evening Prayer and Book of Common Prayer

Printer:
Eyre and Spottiswoode  Search this
Maker:
Gorham Manufacturing Company  Search this
Measurements:
overall: 1 in x 2 3/8 in x 4 7/8 in; 2.54 cm x 6.0325 cm x 12.3825 cm
Object Name:
book
Place published:
United States: New York, New York City
Place printed:
United Kingdom: England, London
Place made:
United States: Rhode Island, Providence
Date book published:
1886
Date corner covers made:
1887
Inscribed date:
1888-04-01
Subject:
Christianity  Search this
Easter  Search this
Funerals  Search this
Prayer  Search this
Credit Line:
Estate of Cassie Mason Myers Julian-James
ID Number:
DL.033670B
Catalog number:
33670B
Accession number:
70138
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Cultural and Community Life: Domestic Life
Religion
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746b2-832f-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_319347
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Funeral program for W. D. Williams

Created by:
United Printing, American  Search this
Subject of:
W.D. Williams, 1905 - 1984  Search this
Christ Temple CME Church, founded 1905  Search this
Medium:
ink on paper
Dimensions:
H x W: 7 x 5 1/2 in. (17.8 x 14 cm)
Type:
programs
Place used:
Tulsa, Tulsa County, Oklahoma, United States, North and Central America
Date:
January 6, 1984
Topic:
African American  Search this
Funeral customs and rites  Search this
Religious groups  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Gift of the Families of Anita Williams Christopher and David Owen Williams
Object number:
2011.60.3
Restrictions & Rights:
No Known Copyright Restrictions
See more items in:
National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Classification:
Memorabilia and Ephemera
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/fd553089c8c-062a-4195-ac60-2c88183933d3
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2011.60.3
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