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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...

Date: 1994-01 

Description: Mayor Paul Soglin in a group portrait at a UW Campus event featuring U.S. Secretary of Education Richard Riley. Names (l to r) are: UW Chancellor David War...

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...

Photograph

William N. Seymour

Date: 1856 

Description: Quarter-length oval portrait of William N. Seymour. He was born in Broome County, New York on April 22, 1808. Seymour came to Madison, Wisconsin, in May...

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: 1959-11-03 

Description: Attending the Madison area building trades apprenticeship completion banquet are (left to right): Businessmen John Findorff and O. T. Havey; shown with Sen...

Date: 1950-01-28 

Description: City Manager Charles Howell is shown receiving a "passkey to fun" from a representative of the St. Paulites Association, sponsors of the St. Paul Winter C...

Date: 1951-06-15 

Description: Reedsburg Mayor Leo Schaffitze throws out the first pitch for the opening Little League baseball game in Reedsburg

Date: 1959-08-22 

Description: Mayor Ivan Nestingen leads the parade of boats that opened the new Tenney Park lock on Saturday morning.

Date:  date unknown

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

Photograph

Emil Wallber

Date:  

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

Date: 1951-05-18 

Description: Rear Admiral and Mrs. Roy T. Cowdrey are welcomed by city, state and military officials at the airport. From left: Col. Collins Ferris, commanding officer...

Date:  date unknown

Description: Drawing of a wine glass, which has a man's face (eyes, nose, moustache). Title at top reads: "Soglin Cocktail." In the center framing the wine glass it rea...

Book or Pamphlet

Jarius Cassius Fairchild

Date: 1862 before

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

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...

Historical Essay

Kilbourn, Byron (1801-1870)

Land Speculator and Politician

Brief biography of surveyor, land speculator, railroad promoter and politician Byron Kilbourn, twice elected mayor of Milwaukee.

Date: 1960-11-14 

Description: Visiting at the Contractors 'Sphanferkel,' a pork roast feast at which contractors meet socially with manufacturers, suppliers and sales representatives wi...

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: 1931-10-14 

Description: A group of women representing Disabled American Veterans poses with Mayor Albert G. Schmedeman and a plaque proclaiming Forget-Me-Not Day.

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