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Doty Loggery

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: Exterior of the home of James Duane Doty on Doty's Island, "the loggery."

Date: 1957 

Description: After the death of Joseph R. McCarthy in May, 1952, seven Republicans ran in the special primary election. The most serious candidates were Congressman Gl...

Date: 1959-12-15 

Description: New York Governor Nelson Rockefeller is greeted by two former governors of Wisconsin at the Madison Municipal Airport. The potential presidential candidate...

Date: 1945-01-01 

Description: Receiving their guests at the Executive residence, 130 E. Gilman St., are (left to right), Mrs. (Mary) Oscar Rennebohm, Lieut. Governor, Oscar Rennebohm, G...

Date: 1958-07-01 

Description: Madison Mayor Ivan Nestingen, second from right, poses with scissors while opening the 36th Annual East Side Business Men's Festival, held at Voit Park. St...

Wisconsin Historical Museum Object – Feature Story

Pocket knife found on the corpse of Wisconsin Governor Louis P. Harvey after he drowned in the Tennessee River on April 19, 1862. (Museum object #1969.4)


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: 1945-01-01 

Description: Chief Justice Marvin E. Rosenberry administers the oath of office to Walter S. Goodland, Governor-elect of the State of Wisconsin.


Earl for Senate

Date: 1988 

Description: Former Wisconsin Governor Anthony Earl stands outdoors near an airplane with a group of supporters. He made an unsuccessful run for the United States Senat...

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.

Newspaper Article/Clipping

Governor Becomes Winnebago Chief

Date: 1927-08-27 

Description: Newspaper clipping from an unidentified Madison, Wisconsin publication about Wisconsin Governor Fred Zimmerman being made a Chief of the Ho-Chunk (Winnebag...

Date: 1980-09-26 

Description: Former Wisconsin Governor Patrick J. Lucey, together with Mrs. Lucey, campaigning for vice-president on John Anderson's National Unity ticket. They are bot...

Date: 1945-01-01 

Description: Lieutenant Governor Oscar Rennebohm being sworn in by Chief Justice Marvin B. Rosenberry.

Date: 1946-04-18 

Description: Governor Walter Goodland, seated at his desk, talking with two Mexican men.


Description: Quarter-length vignetted portrait of Governor Cadwallader Colden Washburn, Wisconsin's 11th governor.

Date: 1913 

Description: Governor Cox stands on a platform to address a crowd on the subject of alfalfa at the farm of Joe Wing.

Date: 1938 

Description: Governor Phil La Follette with a display promoting Wisconsin peas.

Date: 1945-10-26 

Description: Captain Roper of the USS Wisconsin speaking aboard ship at a presentation ceremony of a silver service from the people of Wisconsin to the battleship. Gove...

Date: 1980-10-07 

Description: Campaigning for vice-president, former Wisconsin Governor Patrick J. Lucey visited an after-school tutorial program at the Scudder Homes project. Lucey was...

Date: 1946-03 

Description: Group portrait of 24 members of St. Mary's nurses class.

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