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Lawyer, Politician, Land Speculator, Promoter and Author

Biography of lawyer, politician, land speculator and promoter and author of a History of the Territory of Wisconsin, Moses Mccure Strong.

Influential Early Wisconsin Settlers

Get to know Isaac P. Walker, the first Wisconsin resident to be a presidential candidate contender in 1850.

Date: 1960-01-19 

Description: The Lawyers' Wives of Dane County welcome new citizens with a reception at the State Bar of Wisconsin building. At left Mr. and Mrs. Charles Treige, former...

Date: 1954-11-02 

Description: Madison Youth Council vice-president Judy Vander Meulen, a student at East High School, presents scrolls of appreciation to two retiring advisers to the co...

Date: 1968-12-09 

Description: University of California molecular biologist, Dr. Robert Riseborough, left, confers during a break in the DDT hearings with Victor J. Yannacone, the attorn...

Wisconsin Civil War Officer, U.S. Congressman

Brief biography of Civil War veteran and three term U.S. Congressman best remembered for disobeying orders to return fugitive slaves to their owners.

Lawyer, Politician and Judge

Biography of lawyer, politician and judge Edward George Ryan.

Lawyer, Politician, Senator, Cabinet Officer and Philanthropist

Biography of William Freeman Vilas, 1840-1908.

Historical Essay

Catlin, George (1796-1872)

Artist and Author

Biography of author and artist George Catlin, who painted Indians.

Lawyer and Senator

Biography of lawyer and U.S. Senator Matthew Hale Carpenter.

Author and Editor

Biography of author and editor Ray Stannard Baker, also known as David Grayson.

Date: 1960-09-20 

Description: Jon (Mickey) Hayes, left, sits at a table during the first day of his double-murder trail for killing his father and another man. Shown with his attorney,...

Historical Essay

Woodman, Cyrus 1814-1889

Lawyer, Land Agent, Banker and Lumberman

Biography of lawyer, land agent, banker and lumberman Cyrus Woodman.

Fur Trader, Merchant, Judge and Territorial Legislator

Biography of fur trader, merchant, judge and territorial legislator James Henry Lockwood.

Historical Essay

Bashford, Coles (1816-1878)

Lawyer, Politician and Governor

Discover the history of Wisconsin governor Bashford Coles.

Date: 1960-01-19 

Description: Three new American citizens are shown with Mary Murphy, left. They are Dr. Noe Neaves, formerly of Mexico; Gerda Niehus, originally from Germany; and Hilda...

Date:  date unknown

Description: Color postcard of the interior of the Law Office at Stonefield. A man is seated at the desk.

Date: 1959-07-13 

Description: A check in the amount of $238,500 for the purchase of the old United Community Chest headquarters at 14 West Johnson Street was presented to Chest official...

Date: 1899 ca.

Description: Two views of the interior of the LaFollette, Harper, Roe & Zimmerman law office. Mr. Zimmerman is sitting in his inner office; the lady in the foreground i...

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