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Lucius Fairchild

Date: 1870 ca.

Description: Portrait of Lucius Fairchild.

Date: 1955-01-03 

Description: Governor Walter Kohler is shown with his right hand raised while taking his oath of office, being administered by Chief Justice Edward Fairchild of the Wis...

Photograph

Cranberry Queen

Date: 1949-10-12 

Description: Governor Rennebohm is shown as he accepted a freshly baked cranberry pie from Joanne Fiedler, Tomah's cranberry queen. Queen Joanne, members of her court,...

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Description: Holiday card from Warren P. Knowles, Governor of Wisconsin, 1965-1971. The front of the card has a color image of the Wisconsin governor's mansion glued o...

Date: 1958-12-15 

Description: Governor Vernon Thomson (left) and former Governor Walter J. Kohler Jr. examine the oil portrait of Kohler which was unveiled in the Governor's private off...

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: 1885-08-18 

Description: Wisconsin Governor Jeremiah M. Rusk and his staff at the funeral of General Ulysses S. Grant in New York City. Present with Rusk, 5th from the left, and i...

Wisconsin Civil War Officer, Wisconsin Governor

Brief biography of Gov. Louis P. Harvey, helped organize the Republican Party in 1854, state senator from 1854-1857 and in 1862 became governor.

Date: 1947-06-12 

Description: Wisconsin Governor Oscar Rennebohm, and Thomas F. Coleman, retiring state party chairman, speakers at the State Republican Party convention.

From Sacred Calumets to Ashtrays

Discover the important role that tobacco and the Peace Pipe have played throughout Wisconsin's history.

Date:  date unknown

Description: Detail of a painted portrait of Stevens Thomson Mason, the first governor of Michigan.

Date: 1956-09-07 

Description: Ralph Olson (right), potentate of Zor Shrine of Madison and Wisconsin's adjutant general, visits with Wisconsin governor Walter Kohler during a noon lunche...

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Description: Photographic Christmas card from Governor and Mrs. Lee Sherman Dreyfus, governor of Wisconsin 1979-1983. Front of card depicts the governor and his wife in...

Date: 1959-11-04 

Description: UW student Betty Miller pins a homecoming button on Governor Gaylord Nelson's lapel with UW President Conrad Elvejem looks on. At right is UW student Kitty...

Date: 1972 

Description: 1972 Campaign poster for Ed Muskie, American Democratic Senator and presidential hopeful. Close-up shot of his face, with the slogan, "Believe Muskie."

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Description: Round-framed head and shoulders portrait of Wisconsin's first governor, Nelson Dewey.

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Description: Lucius Fairchild in his dining room with guests, one of which is GAR Commander-in-chief, General Bryant. Fairchild, a Republican, was the 10th governor of...

Brief biography of newspaperman and eventual Governor (1891-1895)

Newspaper Article/Clipping

Death Notice of Arthur McArthur, Sr.

Date: 1898-03-06 

Description: Death notice and image of Arthur McArthur, Sr. (the last name was sometimes spelled MacArthur). The death notice was printed in the Milwaukee Sunday Sen...

Date: 1931-09-02 

Description: Governor Philip F. La Follette, the younger son of Senator Robert M. La Follette, Sr., addressing a crowd in the grandstand at the Wisconsin State Fair in...

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