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First Campaign

Date: 1962 

Description: Running for his first term in the Wisconsin Assembly, Wausau Democrat Obey met with Governor Gaylord Nelson to take a publicity photograph.

Date: 1953-01-05 

Description: Governor Walter Kohler takes the oath of office on the balcony of the Wisconsin State Capitol rotunda. The oath was administered by Chief Justice Oscar M....

Date:  ca.

Description: Exterior view of the Governor's Mansion in the wintertime. The house has Italianate details such as decorative brackets and balustrades, and a low-angle ro...

Photograph

Strawberry Festival

Date: 1938 

Description: Three men pose with boxes of Wisconsin strawberries at the Strawberry Festival. From left to right are Rex Eberdt, who is the manager of Warrens Fruit Grow...

Date: 1948-07-25 

Description: Governor Oscar Rennebohm seated at a desk at the Wisconsin State Capitol. An unidentified man is looking on.

Photograph

Edward Salomon

Date:  

Description: Portrait of Edward Salomon, on the back of which is autographed, "To Dr. C.B. Chapman in kind remembrance. Edward Salomon".

Photograph

Good Will Tour

Date: 1949-11-28 

Description: Governor Oscar Rennebohm (left) inspects the 21 wheels of Marathon County cheddar cheese and keys to Wisconsin's vacation land on the steps of the Wisconsi...

Date: 1924 

Description: Senator Robert La Follette (center) poses during his campaign for president with two of his lieutenants. Governor John J. Blain is on the left and Herman E...

A Dishonest Democrat and a Radical Republican

Learn about the election that was so close that Wisconsin briefly had two governors until one was exposed for tampering with ballots.

Historical Essay

La Follette Casket Flag

Wisconsin Historical Museum Object – Feature Story

United States Flag used to drape the caskets of both Robert M. La Follette, Sr. and Jr. (Museum object #1951.187)

Date: 2003-02 

Description: Tommy G. Thompson, former governor of Wisconsin, standing in his office as Secretary of the Department of Health and Human Services with journalist Robert...

Date: 1946 

Description: Governor Walter Goodland pickling pears.

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...

Photograph

Harvey Home Marker

Date: 1953 

Description: View of the Governor Louis P. Harvey home marker.

Date: 1949-08-15 

Description: Herman & Lily Ekern, right, are honored on the eve of their 50th wedding anniversary at a luncheon at the Edgewater Hotel. On the left are Mr. & Mrs. J.A....

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: 1944-03-13 

Description: Acting Governor Goodland talking with United States Senator Joseph H. Ball (R-Minn.), at a luncheon for Republican Presidential candidate Harold E. Stassen...

Date: 1962-04 

Description: Full-length portrait of Governor Gaylord Nelson and Mrs. Carrie Lee Nelson. They are standing in front of an upholstered chair and a wooden chair in a wood...

Date: 2002-04-26 

Description: Portrait artist George Pollard (left) and former Governor Tommy G. Thompson at the unveiling of Pollard's portrait of Thompson at the Madison Club.

Date: 1957-04-01 

Description: Governor Vernon W. Thomson receives a gavel made by school children in Israel upon his signing of a proclamation of World Jewish Child's Day. Members of th...

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