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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...

Date: 1948-03-01 

Description: Harry M. Hanson, Dane County superintendent of schools, eastern district (left), is shown as he turned over $1,075.50 to Mayor James R. Law, Dane County Ma...

Date: 1956-07-22 

Description: Madison mayor Ivan Nestingen visits with, left to right, Theresa Lohbauer, Madison; Martha Austin, St. Louis; and Edith Brandt (?), Madison at the regional...

Read about the Wisconsin politician who served as the mayor and postmaster of Madison. This article contains links to a catalog description of his papers.

Photograph

Buy Bonds!

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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...

Photograph

Jairus Fairchild

Date: 1862 before

Description: Vignetted carte-de-visite portrait of Jairus Cassius Fairchild (1801-1862), the first mayor of the city Madison (1856). Fairchild was also the father of L...

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: 1956-04-12 

Description: Madison mayor-elect Ivan Nestingen signs a proclamation announcing 1956 as "Home Improvement Year" as Marvin Reimann, Duane Bowman, and J. Jesse Hyman look...

Photograph

Simeon Mills

Date: 1856 

Description: Quarter-length oval portrait of Simeon Mills.

Date: 1960-12-10 

Description: Present for the grand opening of Burr Oaks Bowl are, standing, left to right, John Iverson, Connie Schwoegler, and Mayor Ivan Nestingen. At the right are f...

Date: 1918-09-14 before

Description: Menu printed on silk for a dinner for the descendants of Solomon Juneau at Republican House, with a blue, white, and red striped banner with the seal of th...

Date: 1954-01-26 

Description: Margaret Jo Kincaid, Neil Smith, Lois Ann Paulsen, and Rosemary McCafferty watch Mayor George Forester sign the proclamation for Youth Week.

Date: 1961-03-02 

Description: Madison mayoral candidate Ross Gordon speaks at a forum sponsored by the West Side Business Men's Association.

Date: 1944-11-10 

Description: Mayor F. Halsey Kraege standing in front of a 1930 City of Madison map.

Date:  

Description: Albert Schmedeman, mayor of Madison (1926-1932), holds a little girl in his arms as they stand outdoors. The girl (identified as Lari Ballam) wears a dress...

Teacher, Newspaperman and Politician

Biography of teacher, newspaperman and politician Albert Gallatin Ellis.

Book or Pamphlet

Madison's Mayors

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Description: Composite of nine portraits of Madison's past Mayors including Spooner, Pinney, Alford, Conklin, Proudfit, Bashford, Dye, Gregory, and Doyon.

Date: 1952-07-08 

Description: Madison Mayor George Forster, center, holds the mayor's trophy which will be awarded to the winner in the three-gaited open class in the Madison Saddle Hor...

Date: 1960-10-23 

Description: Presidential candidate John F. Kennedy at the Madison airport with state Democratic leaders. To Kennedy's left are Governor Gaylord Nelson and state Democ...

Painting

Solomon Juneau

Date: 1856 

Description: Quarter-length oval portrait of Solomon Juneau. He was born in Lower Canada on August 9th, 1793, Juneau came to Michigan (then), now Wisconsin, in Septembe...

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