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Description: Lithograph of the Wisconsin State Capitol, surrounded by portraits of Wisconsin Statesmen. Governor Bashford hired the Madison architectural firm Kutzbock...
Date: 1948 ca.
Description: Destroying slot machines and other illegal gambling devices at Law Park. From L to R: John Roach, director of the state beverage and cigaret tax division;...
Description: John Scharnberg and Wisconsin Governor Vernon Thomson in the Governor's Office at the Wisconsin State Capitol.
Date: 1970-11-27 ca.
Description: Poster advertising the Green Lantern Eating Cooperative on the University of Wisconsin-Madison campus. In addition to being an eating cooperative, The Gree...
Description: The Verona, Wisconsin, headquarters for the George McGovern/Sargent Shriver presidential campaign gets a new sign.
Description: Quarter-length oval portrait of Nelson R. Norton. He was born in Hampton, Washington County, New York, on November 8, 1809. Norton came to Chicago on Novem...
Description: Lay officers and church dignitaries listen as Charles Pollock, senior warden of Grace Episcopal Church parish, read letters of donation and endowment at sp...
Description: Quarter-length oval portrait of Henry Roblin. He was born in England, County of Cromwell, Parish of Comburn on August 7, 1814. He came to Wisconsin in Ju...
Description: Governor Walter Kohler takes the oath of office on the balcony of the Wisconsin State Capitol rotunda. The oath was administered by Chief Justice Oscar M....
Description: Representatives of three Republican organizations meet to plan the annual Lincoln Day dollar supper. Standing in front of the University of Wisconsin's sta...
Description: A couple in costume at the Blackhawk Country Club Gay 90's party. Ralph T. Peterson is serving his wife, Charlotte, a typical 90's meal.
Description: Quarter-length oval portrait of Noah Phelps. He was born in Lewis County, New York, on May 21, 1808. Phelps came to Wisconsin on May 1, 1833, and resided...
Description: Informal portrait of seated man in a room with a woman in the background.
Description: Portrait of Connie Schwoegler, one of three Madison entries in the national All-Star bowling tournament in Buffalo, NY.
Description: Group portrait of twelve members of Filmite Motor Oil baseball team.
Description: Acrobats in formation, on stage with 15 participants holding various pieces of athletic equipment.
Description: John Vasas, Milwaukee, arrested after he robbed the Fiore Coal and Oil Company Filling Station, 601 West Washington Avenue. He is standing in the hallway o...
Date: 1875 ca.
Description: The Giles house, residence of Hiram H. Giles, state legislator and social welfare authority.
Description: Hudson Auto Co., 1134 E. Washington Avenue, holding a "motor school" to teach the use of Sun diagnostic equipment. Group of men in background, and front e...
Description: Lansing Wilcox, 102-years of age, the last surviving Wisconsin veteran of the Grand Army of the Republic, is seated in a crowd of people attending a Wiscon...
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