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Photograph

Simeon Mills

Date: 1856 

Description: Quarter-length oval portrait of Simeon Mills.

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: 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...

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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Date:  

Description: Letterhead of the Mayor's Office, with a three-quarter view of the Milwaukee courthouse and people standing or walking by the building.

Date: 1944-03-28 

Description: League of Women Voters dinner guests seated at the speakers table. Left to right: Helen Crosby, Chair of the League's Local Affairs Committee, Mayor F. Ha...

Date: 1956-07-05 

Description: Frank Lloyd Wright and Madison Mayor Nestigen at the signing of a contract between the city of Madison and the Frank Lloyd Wright Foundation.

Photograph

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

Date: 1945-11-01 

Description: Members of the Madison City Plan Commission examining a proposed new zoning ordinance. Standing, from left, are J.M. Albers of the state planning board, an...

Date:  date unknown

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

Date: 1917-07 ca.

Description: Cyrus McCormick, Jr. and General Scott standing at a Russian railroad station.

Book or Pamphlet

Jarius Cassius Fairchild

Date: 1862 before

Description: Head and shoulders portrait of Jairus Cassius Fairchild, Madison's first mayor.

Photograph

Roundy's Fun Fund

Date: 1959-08-24 

Description: Martha and Betsy Dapin, left, makes the first contribution on Capitol Square for the Roundy's Fun Fund. Standing nearby is Atty. James Geisler, chair of th...

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...

Photograph

Darwin Clark

Date: 1856 

Description: Quarter-length oval portrait of Darwin Clark. He was born in Otsego County, New York, in 1812, and came to Wisconsin in May of 1836. Clark served as mayo...

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...

Photograph

Zeidler Clippings

Date: 1938 ca.

Description: A collection of clippings related to Carl Zeidler and his mayoral campaign, run by Harold Gauer and Robert Bloch.

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