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Dr. Gustave Schroeppel's wake in 1933


“Dr. Gustave Schroeppel's wake in 1933,” Madison Historical, accessed March 1, 2024,


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This is a photograph of Dr. Gustave Schroeppel's wake in 1933. This picture was taken in the living room of his home at 317 West Main Street, Collinsville, Illinois.


  • Collinsville
  • ceremonies
  • funeral


  • Bill Greer donated this photograph to the museum in May 1990.



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  • Photograph


  • Black and white photographic print
  • jpg


  • Collinsville, Illinois in 1933


  • CHM-P-0023
  • 1990.054.001b
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