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Date: 1957-05-22 

Description: Milton Johnson (left), treasurer of the Tri-Association Council; Sam Olson, member of the West Side Business Men's Association; Ray Burt, city building ins...

Date: 1982 

Description: Victory celebration for Eddie Carthan, the black activist mayor of Tchula, Mississippi. Carthan was convicted on charges of robbery and murder in 1981. Thi...

Date:  date unknown

Description: Three-quarter length formal studio portrait of Victor Berger and Emil Seidel.

Date: 1983 

Description: Eddie Carthan, the black mayor of Tchula, Mississippi, seen at the party celebrating the commutation of his sentence. Carthan was jailed on charges though...

Date: 1974-04-18 

Description: View towards large group of people marching with signs on the sidewalk at the office of State Superintendent of Education, Barbara Thompson at the Departme...

Date: 1959-03-01 

Description: A group of men pose in front of an engine and under the fuselage of a DC-3 air liner. The original caption states, "Cutting the tape for the inaugural fli...

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: Letterhead stationery of Wendell Anderson, the mayor of La Crosse, with an engraving of city hall.


Buy Bonds!


Description: Display that advertises the sale of U.S. Savings Bonds through the Payroll Savings Plan or the Bond-a-Month-Plan. Wisconsin State Governor Walter J. Kohler...

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: Letterhead stationery of David S. Rose, the mayor of Milwaukee, showing an engraving of Milwaukee City Hall.

Last Socialist to Run a Major American City

Learn about Milwaukee's third and last Socialist mayor. Read about the many improvements made to the city of Milwaukee under his leadership.

Date: 1944-05-02 

Description: Mrs. Augusta Giddings signs documents, with Mayor Halsey Kreage as a witness, selling her property at the eastern end of the 900 block of East Gorham Stree...

Date: 1880 ca.

Description: Stereograph of the Fairchild Residence, 302 Monona Avenue, at the intersection of Wilson Street. It was built around 1850 by Jarius C. Fairchild, Madison'...

Date: 1952-07-19 

Description: R.J. Sutherland, president of the board of directors of the Madison General Hospital Association, standing at the lectern to the left as he gives the main...

Date: 1951-10-12 

Description: Madison mayor George Forster signs the proclamation to observe Oil Progress Week while Arnold Wake (center), the general chairman for the observance, and W...

Date: 1951-12-06 

Description: Pvt. Gregory Becker, Beaver Dam (left), leader of the forty-seven "Operation Badger" Air Force recruits, is presented with numerous gifts to present (inclu...


Simeon Mills

Date: 1856 

Description: Quarter-length oval portrait of Simeon Mills.


John F. Kennedy

Date: 1959 

Description: Senator John F. Kennedy with his wife, Jackie. Second from right is Ivan Nestigan, then Mayor of Madison, Wisconsin.

Date:  date unknown

Description: Carte-de-visite portrait engraving of Solomon Laurent Juneau (1793-1856), Wisconsin fur trader and politician.

Date: 1948-12-28 

Description: City Clerk Alfred W. Bareis swears in police chief Bruce Weatherly. Alfred W. Bareis was mayor from 1955-1956.

Date: 1951-04-16 

Description: An informal portrait, taken at a caucus at city hall, shows Madison's City Council, the city's mayor, and two of its top officials. In the foreground are C...

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