Belle Case La Follette and Irvine Lenroot | Photograph | Wisconsin Historical Society


Belle Case La Follette and Irvine Lenroot


Irvine Lenroot, a leader in the La Follette-Progressive wing of the Republican Party in Wisconsin, with Belle Case La Follette and Mary La Follette at Maple Bluff Farm. This snapshot was taken in 1906, the year in which Robert M. La Follette, Sr. persuaded Lenroot to run for governor. Although unsuccessful in his candidacy, Lenroot was elected to the Congress in 1908 and later to the U.S. Senate. He turned down the Republican vice-presidential nomination in 1920.


Image ID: 29989

Creation Date: 1906 

Creator Name: Unknown

City: Maple Bluff, Village of

County: Dane

State: Wisconsin

Collection Name: La Follette, Philip Fox, 1897-1965 : Philip Fox La Follette papers, 1876-1973

Genre: Photograph

Original Format Type: negative, original

Original Format Number: (L51)73

Original Dimensions: 3.25x5.5 inches






Outdoor photography

Progressivism (United States politics)

Republican Party (U.S. : 1854- )


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