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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

Widmer Cheese

Date: 1972 

Description: "Widmer Cheese was a campaign stop for New York Mayor John Lindsay as he looked for votes for president."

Date: 1872 

Description: Portrait of Frederick Horn (1815-1893), a Democrat. He was a lawyer and editor of the Cedarburg Weekly News. His years of public service began in 1842 and...

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: 1939-06-02 

Description: Arthur J. Altmeyer was awarded an honorary LL.D. degree from the University of Wisconsin.

Men who received degrees from the University of Wisconsin are,...

Date: 1911-10-26 

Description: Postcard of large group watching as Mayor Abrams introduces President Taft.

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: 1943-12-10 

Description: Former mayor James R. Law hands the gavel to his successor, F. Halsey Kraege, who was elected by the common council to fill the unexpired term for Law who...

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: 1972 

Description: "As Mayor John Lindsay leaves the bus, he is mobbed by onlookers, and greeted by John Widmer."

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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: 1910-04-18 

Description: Emil Seidel (left) stands in front of his house. Other adults and children can also be seen. He was the first Socialist Mayor of Milwaukee.

Date: 1951-12-09 

Description: Mayor and Mrs. George and Frances Forster prepare to donate blood as volunteer Grey Lady Mrs. Margory Colvin (left) looks on.

Date: 1958-04-11 

Description: Mayor Ivan Nestingen draws names of groups to set the official order of competition for the Region 5 Sweet Adelines. Also seated is Mrs. Clifford Aagaard,...

Date: 1948-12-28 

Description: City Clerk Alfred W. Bareis swears in police chief Bruce Weatherly in front of WKOW and WIBA microphones. George Forster, city finance director and acting...

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...

Photograph

Beriah Brown

Date: 1856 

Description: Quarter-length oval portrait of Beriah Brown. He was born in Canandaigua, New York, on February 21, 1815. Brown came to the territory of Wisconsin in Jul...

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: 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...

Photograph

Byron Kilbourn

Date: 1856 

Description: Quarter-length oval portrait of Byron Kilbourn.

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