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Date: 1968 

Description: David R. Obey, then a Wisconsin assemblyman, testifying in the Capitol in behalf of the reorganization of state government proposed by the Kellett Commissi...

Photograph

Readfield

Date: 1920 ca.

Description: Copy photograph of a man and boy standing at the road. This location would later become the site of Jung's General Store. The photograph has a horse and bu...

Photograph

First Campaign

Date: 1962 

Description: Running for his first term in the Wisconsin Assembly, Wausau Democrat Obey met with Governor Gaylord Nelson to take a publicity photograph.

Date:  date unknown

Description: Studio portrait of a Ho-Chunk man in modern dress posed standing in front of a painted backdrop. Probably Willie Goodvillage who was reportedly blind. He i...

Photograph

Obama and Obey

Date:  date unknown

Description: Congressman David R. Obey and President Barack Obama in the Oval Office in the White House. The photograph is autographed for Obey: "Congratulations for 40...

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: Studio portrait of a Ho-Chunk man, Will (Willy) Goodvillage (MaHayEKeReNaKAh), posed standing in front of a painted backdrop near a chair. He is holding an...

Date: 1873 

Description: Full-length portrait of Nina Sturgis Dousman, wife of H. Louis Dousman, standing behind a chair. Born April 20, 1852; died July 25, 1930.

Photograph

Farm Scene

Date: 1905 ca.

Description: A man stands with a horse near a small barn. A buggy and wagon are parked nearby. There are two small sheds or outhouses near a garden plot and a haystack...

Date: 1980-10-08 

Description: Holocaust survivor Karola Frankenthal Epstein (nee Rosenfeld) at her Madison home with project interviewer, Jean Loeb Lettofsky.

Photograph

Memorial Day

Date: 1993-05 

Description: Mourners, miltary band, and white crosses on Memorial day.

Date: 1924-01 

Description: Gerald J. Boileau, assistant district attorney, and George Lippert, district attorney, and three other men, exhibiting slot machines seized during a raid i...

Date:  date unknown

Description: Three women and a girl walking in a yard in front of a frame house. Two young girls are sitting in the long grass, and a baby is in a rocker. There is an i...

Date: 1876 ca.

Description: Elevated view of the Luther College dining hall interior. A large group of male students are seated in the hall which has arched windows and walls.

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Description: A crew of people from the circus, possibly Ringling Brothers, Barnum, and Bailey, holding up their catch after a fishing trip.

Photograph

David and Joan Obey

Date:  date unknown

Description: Assemblyman David Obey and his wife Joan in his office in the Wisconsin Capitol. Joan Obey was an important factor in Obey's political success and when his...

Date:  date unknown

Description: Outdoor group portrait of three women posed sitting on the porch of old Elliot House. Old Elliot House was where teachers boarded and later was the home of...

Date: 1948-03-08 

Description: Youth Council members and advisors attending a dinner meeting at the Madison YWCA.

Date: 1880 ca.

Description: Born August 1, 1861, Samuel Sturgis was the younger brother of Nina Sturgis Dousman. He attended West Point Military Academy and had a distinguished career...

Date:  date unknown

Description: A crowd of students waving United States flags gathers on a field outside Clarion State Normal School. The school was established in 1873.

Postcard

Medicine Time

Date: 1909 

Description: Photographic postcard of the Middleton family dog, Tootsie, dressed as a nurse, attending to Tommy the cat, who rests in a doll cradle. A bottle of "Catnip...

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