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
Collection Name: La Follette, Philip Fox, 1897-1965 : Philip Fox La Follette papers, 1876-1973
Original Format Type: negative, original
Original Format Number: (L51)73
Original Dimensions: 3.25x5.5 inches
Progressivism (United States politics)
Republican Party (U.S. : 1854- )
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