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Historical Essay

Juneau, Solomon 1793-1856

Fur Trader, Land Speculator, Politician and Founder of Milwaukee

Brief biography of Solomon Juneau, the fur trader, land speculator and politician who helped found Milwaukee.

Date: 1917-07 ca.

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

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Description: Milwaukee Democratic mayoral candidate (and future mayor) Carl Zeidler speaking to an audience using a microphone.

Date: 1952-05-28 

Description: Alderman Donald Viereg, second ward, at left, swears in Dick Hilden,the new East side youth mayor (directly in front of Viereg), and thirty youth members o...

Date: 1961-03-18 

Description: A young man wearing an army officers uniform shakes hands with his father and mother as they pose on their porch steps at 616 E. Mifflin Street. At left is...

Date: 1935-11-02 before

Description: Front cover and menu page from a luncheon given by Wu Te-chen, Mayor of Shanghai and his wife in honor of the American Congressional Delegation, with cross...

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Description: Milwaukee mayoral candidate (and future mayor) Carl Zeidler in election photograph sitting at kitchen table with a woman and two young children. There is a...

Date: 1958-01-13 

Description: Mayor Ivan A. Nestingen, far left, is presented with the first ticket to the annual March of Dimes victory ball. Others include, left to right, Leslie Mart...

Date: 1958-11-07 

Description: The city of Madison receives a state flag from the Safety Division of the State Motor Vehicle Department for its record in improving its traffic accident r...

Photograph

Auto Buy Week

Date: 1958-04-28 

Description: Four auto dealers hold four signs saying "You," "Auto," "Buy," "Now." A fifth seated man, Mayor Ivan Nestingen, signs a proclamation designating, "Auto Buy...

Date: 1956-08-30 

Description: Three members of Beautiful Madison, Inc. give a letter to Mayor Ivan Nestingen (seated at desk) requesting a city ordinance against littering in Madison st...

Date: 1954-11-02 

Description: Madison mayor George Forster greets the new Madison Youth Council president George Chryst at the annual banquet. Mayor Forster administered the oath of off...

Teacher, Newspaperman and Politician

Biography of teacher, newspaperman and politician Albert Gallatin Ellis.

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: 1947-02-20 

Description: Two men at the Wisconsin legislative banquet. Pictured left to right: Frank E. Panzer, Republican from Dodge and Washington Counties, Legislature President...

Photograph

Emil Wallber

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Description: Waist-up studio portrait of Emil Wallber wearing a suit jacket, vest, and tie.

Photograph

Frederick W. Horn

Date: 1860 

Description: Waist-up oval portrait of Frederick W. Horn (1815-1893). A Democrat, he was a Representative in the Wisconsin Assembly from Cedarburg. He was a lawyer and...

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

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Description: Politician Carl Ziedler, who ran for mayor of Milwaukee. Gauer is quoted in his book Keeping Track of What Happened, "When Hollywood came out with p...

Date: 1972 

Description: "This is a copy of a photograph taken by Milwaukee Journal staff photographer, Ernie Annheuser and was featured in that paper. Ralph Widmer lets Mayor John...

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