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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...
Description: "Widmer Cheese was a campaign stop for New York Mayor John Lindsay as he looked for votes for president."
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...
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...
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,...
Description: Postcard of large group watching as Mayor Abrams introduces President Taft.
Last Socialist to Run a Major American City
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...
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...
Description: "As Mayor John Lindsay leaves the bus, he is mobbed by onlookers, and greeted by John Widmer."
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...
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.
Description: Mayor and Mrs. George and Frances Forster prepare to donate blood as volunteer Grey Lady Mrs. Margory Colvin (left) looks on.
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,...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
Description: Quarter-length oval portrait of Byron Kilbourn.
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