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Date: 1939-06-04 

Description: Left to right: Brigadier General Ralph M. Immell; Cadet Lieutenant Howard B. Woodside; Governor Julius Heil; Cadet Captain Henry Fromm; Col. Roy Farrand, h...

Photograph

Leonard J. Farwell

Date: 1853 ca.

Description: Sixth plate daguerreotype of Leonard J. Farwell, Governor of Wisconsin 1852-54. Quarter length facing left, wearing full beard, coat, vest, tie, and white...

Date:  date unknown

Description: Governor's Conference Room, in the Wisconsin State Capitol, before restoration returned it to the original mahogany.

Photograph

Delbert J. Kenny

Date: 1944-03-04 

Description: Delbert J. Kenny, Republican candidate for Governor of Wisconsin, running against the incumbent Democrat Walter S. Goodland.

Date: 1930-11-04 

Description: Portrait of a smiling Philip F. La Follette, the younger son of Robert M. La Follette, Sr., on election night.

Date: 1953-07-03 

Description: After Governor Kohler signed legislation legalizing the sale of caps and cap pistols, many youth prepared to celebrate the Independence Day holiday with th...

Date: 1947-05-25 

Description: University of Wisconsin Commencement honorary degree recipients with Governor Oscar Rennebohm and, left to right, President E.B. Fred, John Van Vleck, form...

Painting

Lucius Fairchild

Date: 1887 

Description: Portrait of Governor and Civil War General Lucius Fairchild (1831-1896) by John Singer Sargent.

Date: 1948 ca.

Description: A preliminary sketch for the left panel of the Centennial Mural in the Wisconsin Historical Society. The panel represents Wisconsin's political history....

Photograph

Governor Earl

Date: 1985-08 

Description: Governor Anthony Earl testifying before a hearing of the Joint Economic Committee. Because the committee was headed by David R. Obey he was able to bring t...

Date: 1944-03-19 

Description: Governor Walter Goodland, Mrs. Willkie, Madge Goodland, and Wendell Willkie chatting in the governor's residence during the 1944 campaign.

Photograph

Anthony Earl

Date:  

Description: Wisconsin Governor Anthony (Tony) Earl.

Historical Essay

Doty, James Duane, 1799-1865

Read a biographical account of the governor of the Wisconsin territory who was largely responsible for the selection of Madison as Wisconsin's capital.

Date: 1942-04-16 

Description: Governor Julius P. Heil sits at a desk surrounded by members of the Wisconsin Salvage Committee.

Date: 1949-01-03 

Description: Five state constitutional officers take their oaths of office at the Wisconsin State Capitol. Left to right: Warren R. Smith, State Treasurer; George M. Sm...

Date: 1952-10-03 ca.

Description: Senator Joseph R. McCarthy and Governor Walter J. Kohler, Jr., seated together in the Eisenhower Presidential campaign train dining car.

Date:  date unknown

Description: Union Refrigerator Transit Company officials pose in front of a railroad car in the snow. Governor Emmanuel Philipp is in the center of the line.

Date: 1983-02-01 

Description: Governor Tony Earl at the signing of the executive order creating the Wisconsin Women’s Council. At the end of the remarks he invites women from the legisl...

Date: 1925-07 

Description: Front page of "La Follette's Magazine" Memorial Edition remembering the life and work of Robert M. La Follette, Sr. This magazine later became the Progres...

Date: 1931-03-31 

Description: Governor Philip La Follette, the son of Senator Robert M. La Follette, Sr., signing a gas tax bill. Senator John E. Cashman, author of the bill, stands on...

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