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Date: 1946-08-16 

Description: Governor Walter S. Goodland (left) and Circuit Judge Joseph R. McCarthy (right), Republican nominees for governor and senator, exchanging promises of suppo...

Photograph

John F. Kennedy

Date: 1959 

Description: Senator John F. Kennedy with his wife, Jackie. Second from right is Ivan Nestigan, then Mayor of Madison, Wisconsin.

Date: 1952 ca.

Description: James E. Doyle Sr., head of the Americans For Democratic Action (1953-1954), at an ADA meeting (perhaps 1954) with Eleanor Roosevelt. As chair of the Wisco...

Date: 1970 ca.

Description: Senator William Proxmire shakes hands with constituents at the Wisconsin State Fair while eating an ear of corn.

Date: 1970 ca.

Description: Senator William Proxmire shakes hands with a young constituent at the Wisconsin State Fair. For many years Proxmire's appearance was an institution at the...

Date: 1931-03-18 

Description: Norman Clapp, Appleton High School student, seated in the governor's chair, represents Wisconsin in the around-the-world telephone conversation held in con...

Date: 1931 

Description: Governor Phillip La Follette addresses the Legislature.

Date: 1951-12-11 

Description: Senator Joseph R. McCarthy prepares to play a tape recording at a dinner honoring him. McCarthy said the tape caught Harry Bridges speaking about plotting...

Date: 1946-08 ca.

Description: Campaign brochure issued by Robert M. La Follette, Jr., after his decision to return the Wisconsin Progressive Party to the Republican Party. The brochure...

Date: 1970 

Description: Large calendar featuring a montage of "A Great American". Depicted faces include: Billy Graham, Ralph Abernathy, William Stanton, John Mitchell, Mickey Mou...

Date: 1958-07-21 

Description: Senator Alexander Wiley shaking hands with Madame Chiang Kai-shek.

Photograph

Grant Campaign

Date: 1872 ca.

Description: Ulysses S. Grant loyalist demonstrates his strength in a display showing various sized potatoes with politicians names attached. The opposition is depicted...

Photograph

Mondale and Admirer

Date: 1974 

Description: Senator Walter Mondale of Minnesota was a featured speaker at an agricultural conference in Milwaukee in 1974. At the time he was exploring the feasibilit...

Date: 1929 ca.

Description: Sculptor Jo Davidson standing next to his larger than life statue of Senator Robert M. La Follette, Sr. The statue was presented to the National Statuary...

Photograph

Lunch Time

Date: 1979-01 

Description: Lunchtime at a senior center in central Wisconsin. Congressman David R. Obey can be seen talking in the background. Although the location has not been iden...

Print

James Monroe

Date:  date unknown

Description: Portrait engraving of James Monroe from a painting by J. Vanderlyn.

Date: 1986-03-06 

Description: Secretary of State George Schultz during the Reagan Administration (second from the left) testifying before the Foreign Operations Subcommittee. Leaning fo...

Date: 1946-10 ca.

Description: Campaign brochure of Howard J. McMurray, former congressman and political scientist, issued for his unsuccessful campaign against Joseph R. McCarthy in the...

Painting

Levi Sterling

Date:  date unknown

Description: Levi Sterling — "Born in Woodford county, Ky., Jan 2,, 1804. Arrived at Galena, March, 1826, and in May located near Mineral Point, Wis.; served as sheriff...

Date: 1960 

Description: Republican presidential candidate Richard M. Nixon speaks at an outdoor event. There is an airplane in the background. Patricia Nixon is shown seated behin...

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