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Date: 1957-10-09 

Description: Helen, wife of Wisconsin's governor, Vernon W. Thomson attends a tea in honor of Helen E., wife of Edward T. Fairchild, former chief justice of the Wiscons...

Date: 1957-10-09 

Description: Attending a tea in honor of Helen E., wife of Edward T. Fairchild, former chief justice of the Wisconsin Supreme Court are, left to right, Gladys, wife of...

Historical Essay

Mrs. Fairchild's Worth Gown

Wisconsin Historical Museum Object – Feature Story

Gown made by Charles Frederick Worth of Paris for Frances Fairchild of Madison, Wisconsin, 1880. (Museum object #1945.960,A)

Date: 1951-03-29 

Description: Wives of Republican elected officials were guests of honor at a tea held at the Madison Club, located at 5 East Wilson Street. Shown at the tea table are,...

Date: 1954-06-26 

Description: Four relatives of Senator Robert M. "Fighting Bob" La Follette look over the collection of his personal papers which were presented and opened at the Wisco...

Date: 1948-03-02 

Description: Honorary city commander of the Madison branch of the Wisconsin Division of the American Cancer society, Mrs. Oscar (Mary) Rennebohm, was given a citation b...

Date: 1951-03-20 

Description: Charlotte Kohler, the governor's wife, examines several works of art which she has chosen to rent for display in the Governor's Residence from the Madison...

Date: 1949-02-17 

Description: Speaker's table at the annual Lutheran Men's Club "Sweetheart's Dinner" held in the Lutheran Memorial Church, 1021 University Avenue. Seated left to right:...

Date: 1944-10-01 

Description: Officers of the Wisconsin Business and Professional Women's Club attending a tea at the Governor's Residence, 130 E. Gilman St. Left to right around the se...

Photograph

Kate Schmedeman

Date: 1932-09-23 

Description: Portrait of Kate Schmedeman, Mayor Albert G. Schmedeman's wife, seated in a chair beside a fireplace reading a book in her home, 504 Wisconsin Avenue.

Date: 1949-11-22 

Description: Mrs. Oscar Rennebohm hosts shriners' wives at a tea party at the executive residence. Shown with Mrs. Rennebohm are Mrs. Gordon (Mabel) Nelson, left, and M...

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.

Date: 1949-01-31 

Description: Three rural Wisconsin women meet the governor's wife, Mary Rennebohm, at a reception given by the University president and his wife for the University of W...

Date: 1954-01-29 

Description: Governor and Mrs. Walter J. Kohler, Jr. hold a state flag requested for display by a Pacific Air Force hospital. Behind them some of the wall decoration ne...

Date: 1944-07-31 

Description: Governor Walter Goodland and Mrs. Goodland board the train for the Republican Governors conference in St. Louis. The meeting was called by Thomas E. Dewey,...

Date: 1944-03-28 

Description: League of Women Voters dinner ticket committee. Seated left to right: Mary Rennebohm, Harriet J. Morris, Caryl A. Regan, Lucille O'Keefe, and Helga Kittle...

Date: 1933-09-27 

Description: Albert and Katherine Schmedeman stand outdoors, both holding a small stringer with a large fish hanging from it. Both Albert and Katherine hold fishing pol...

Date: 1944-09-08 

Description: A large group of state employees are standing at long tables laden with items to be packed into Red Cross Christmas boxes for soldiers. The glassed in, la...

Photograph

Mary Rennebohm

Date: 1948-08-06 

Description: Mary Rennebohm, wife of Governor Oscar Rennebohm, is shown dressed in a nineteenth century gown and bonnet while serving as a hostess at the opening day of...

Date: 1944-03-19 

Description: Wendell Willkie with the Governor and Mrs. Walter Goodland and their dog in the Governor's residence during Willkie's 1944 Presidential campaign visit to W...

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