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Date: 1948-01-19 

Description: Shown at the American Association of University Women (AAUW) tea from the left are: Mrs. Merritt Y. (Grace) Hughes; Mrs. William A. Werrell; Miss Tasanee I...

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...

Date: 1951-12-13 

Description: District Attorney Richard W. Bardwell, seated at left, is shown registering with Mrs. Walter J. (Charlotte) Kohler, the governor's wife and a Red Cross wor...

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Description: Carte-de-visite portrait of Cordelia Harvey wearing a hooded cape.

Date: 1944-07-24 

Description: League of Women Voters garden party attended by more than 1,000 people. It was held at the Governor's Residence, 130 East Gilman Street. At the punch table...

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Description: Clifford L. Lord, director of the State Historical Society (on the right), seated with Governor Walter Goodland and Mrs. Goodland at an event at the Wiscon...

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Description: Color photographic holiday card from Governor and Mrs. Earl and family, governor of Wisconsin, 1983-1987. To the right it reads: "Happy Holidays" with "The...

Date: 1948-01-04 

Description: Paul F. Hunter, Jr. dressed as Wisconsin' first governor, Nelson Dewey, shaking hands with Governor Oscar Rennebohm. Left to right: Mrs. Richard C. Church,...

Date: 1948-04-29 

Description: Shown at a tea held at the Governor's Residence, 130 E. Gorham St., for more than 500 Wisconsin PTA unit and council presidents are Mrs. James C. Parker, G...

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: 1901 ca.

Description: Studio portrait of Belle Case La Follette seated in a chair.

Date: 1952-11-05 

Description: Governor Walter J. Kohler, Jr. and Charlotte Kohler, listening to the radio, kept a close tabulation of state and national election returns Tuesday night a...

Date: 1949-02-13 

Description: French representatives arrived in Madison aboard the French Gratitude Train (Merci Train) and were welcomed at the Northwestern Depot by the governor and h...

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.

Wisconsin Historical Museum Object – Feature Story

Garnet velvet evening gown worn by Wisconsin First Lady Charlotte McAleer Kohler to President Eisenhower's 1953 Inauguration Ball. (Museum object #1960.211

Date: 1957-04-11 

Description: Wisconsin's governor's wife Helen Thomson, (left) greets Mrs. Ruth Kearl of Madison at a tea in the executive mansion for the Wisconsin League of Women Vot...

Date: 1951-03-07 

Description: Blood collection volunteers are instructed by Elizabeth Bell, right, chair of Red Cross volunteer services. Seated, left to right: Rosa Fred, canteen worke...

Date: 1946 

Description: Governor Walter Goodland and his wife Madge in their kitchen pickling pears.

Date: 1945-10-26 

Description: The official delegation party with their wives at the ceremony of silver service presentation aboard the USS "Wisconsin". Seated left to right are Judge Ro...

Date: 1935-01-07 

Description: Mrs. Phillip (Isabel) La Follette reading to Bob and Judy, her children, at the Governor's Residence, 130 East Gilman Street.

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