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Date: 1948-11-23 

Description: This ceremony at Truax Field signaled the start of construction of the 120-unit apartment project for war veterans by the Madison Housing Authority. Henry...

Photograph

George B. Smith

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Description: George B. Smith (1823-1879), Democratic politician, former mayor of Madison (elected 1858, 1859, 1860, and 1878), and a prominent attorney who specialized...

Date: 1940 

Description: Campaign card promoting Carl Zeidler for the office of Mayor of Milwaukee.

Date: 1960-10-23 

Description: Presidential candidate John F. Kennedy at the Madison airport with state Democratic leaders. To Kennedy's left are Governor Gaylord Nelson and state Democ...

Date: 1957-10-25 

Description: Six officials pose for a portrait at the dedication of a playground structure made of concrete in the shape of a castle; it is sponsored by the Jaycees. Le...

Date: 1956-08-27 

Description: Mayor Ivan Nestingen points out one of the civil defense decals which are being placed on all Madison buses. The decals state that the buses are pledged fo...

Date: 1951-04-16 

Description: An informal portrait, taken at a caucus at city hall, shows Madison's City Council, the city's mayor, and two of its top officials. In the foreground are C...

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...

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: 1959-05 

Description: Trailer Convention Officials, including the Mayor and the Police Chief, standing outside near an Airstreamer.

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...

Date: 1957-11-18 

Description: A welcome proclamation for nearly 400 state members of the Junior Chamber of Commerce and the Jaycettes is prepared in the office of Mayor Ivan Nestingen,...

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...

Date: 1948-12-30 

Description: Col. John Ehlert, headquarters, Fifth army, Milwaukee, presented "certificates of appreciation" to Joseph Jackson, executive director of the Madison and Wi...

Photograph

Auto Buy Week

Date: 1958-05-01 

Description: Mayor Ivan Nestingen poses with three members of the Madison Automotive Association. From left to right are Archie Hirst, association secretary; Myron Cav...

Date: 1959-08-22 

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

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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: 1945-11-29 

Description: Mayor F. Halsey Kraege and Col. Willis Matthews welcome home two Badger football players, former Lt. Mark H. Hoskins and Col. W.F. Dalton. Hoskins was a P...

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: 1918-09-14 before

Description: Menu printed on silk for a dinner for the descendants of Solomon Juneau at Republican House, with a blue, white, and red striped banner with the seal of th...

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