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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: 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: 1958-12-12 

Description: A group attends the ribbon-cutting ceremony for Madison's new store, operated by handicapped people. Gathered in the doorway are Hazel Vivian, 1954 East Wa...


Obey and Knowles

Date: 1965-09 

Description: Governor Warren Knowles (seated) signing the Technical Education Re-Organization Bill or the Higher Education Reorganization Bill, a.k.a. the Obey-Nikolay...


Leonard J. Farwell

Date: 1860 

Description: Leonard J. Farwell (1819-1889), Madison businessman-promoter and Wisconsin's only Whig governor (1852-1854). When this salted paper portrait was taken, Fa...

Date: 1948-09-12 

Description: Governor Oscar Rennebohm standing at the podium before a crowd as he auctions off an article at the West Side Business Men's Association auction on Odana R...

Date: 1954-09-15 

Description: Governor Walter J. Kohler Jr. signs a document while four boys, probably newspaper carriers, look on.

Date: 1934-10-26 

Description: Governor Albert Schmedeman sitting in a wheelchair smoking a cigarette, following left leg amputation.


Louis P. Harvey

Date: 1860 

Description: Portrait of Republican Louis P. Harvey, while he was Wisconsin secretary of state (1860-1861). Harvey became governor in January, 1862, but drowned in the...

Date: 1947-01-06 

Description: Pictured at the inauguration of state officers in the Wisconsin State Capitol are, front row from left: Secretary of State Fred R. Zimmerman, Governor Walt...

Date: 1982-05-18 

Description: A friendly letter from Vice President George Herbert Walker Bush to Lee Sherman Dreyfus.

Civil War Philanthropist, Wisconsin First Lady, Nurse, and Teacher

A brief biography of Wisconsin’s Florence Nightingale, Cordelia Harvey who was a strong voice for innovatring Civil War Military hospitals.

Date: 1945-06-29 

Description: Members of the new Governor's Commission on Human Rights which will promote tolerance on a statewide basis and fight prejudice and hate. Shown left to righ...

Date: 1957-09 ca.

Description: L.C. and Daisy Bates watching television with Arkansas Governor Orval Faubus on the screen.

Date: 1982-04-30 

Description: A friendly letter from President Ronald Reagan to Governor Lee Sherman Dreyfus.

Date: 1976 

Description: "Wisconsin Governor, Scott McCallum, was photographed at a Dairy Convention."

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:  date unknown

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

Date: 1848 ca.

Description: Waist-up portrait (daguerreotype) of Nelson Dewey (1813-1889). He was Governor of Wisconsin from June 7th, 1848 until January 5th, 1852.

Date: 1952-04-30 

Description: Group of seven men including the governor in Governor Kohler's Office. One of the men is Holman?

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