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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...

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.

Historical Essay

1857 Promenade Dress

Wisconsin Historical Museum Object – Feature Story

Promenade dress worn by Hannah Billinghurst of Juneau, Wisconsin, 1857. (Museum object #1955.1449,A)

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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: Phillip and Isabel Bacon La Follette sitting in comfortable chairs in their living room at home. A large dog, perhaps a Chow, is lying on the rug in front...

Date: 1944-04-26 

Description: Silver tea, benefiting the YWCA at the Governor's residence, 130 E. Gilman St. Shown standing around a silver tray and bottle, tokens of the christening of...

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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: 1948-06-02 

Description: Taking part in the East Side Women's Club spring banquet are, left to right: Mrs. John (Myrtle) Nordby, 410 N. Baldwin Street, toastmistress; Mrs. Oscar (M...

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: 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: 1989 

Description: Photographic holiday card from Tommy Thompson and family, governor of Wisconsin, 1987-2001. The card is a color image of Mr. Thompson, his wife, daughters,...

Date: 1944-06-11 

Description: Nine people posed in front of "Our Good Earth" by John Steuart Curry at a Memorial Union exhibit of paintings executed for use on war posters. Private Hen...

Date: 1947-03-16 

Description: Public Health Nursing Week. Wisconsin "First Lady", Mrs. Oscar Rennebohm, right, discussing national Public Health Nursing Week with Mrs. Vern S. (Elizabet...

Photograph

Election Night

Date: 1948-11 

Description: Governor and Mrs. Oscar Rennebohm in the Governor's Residence, 130 E. Gilman Street, listening to the election returns on the radio. Some of the mansion's...

Date: 1947-03-15 

Description: Mrs. Oscar Rennebohm (Mary) and her daughter, Carol Rennebohm, on the stairway in their Maple Bluff home, 201 Farwell Drive.

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...

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: 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: 1948-10-07 

Description: People involved in the Earl Warren United States vice-presidential campaign standing in front of the campaign train shortly after its arrival at the railro...

Date: 1948-10-12 

Description: Group portrait of three members of the scholarship committee of the Madison Business and Profession Women's Club meeting at the residence of the governor w...

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