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Leonard J. Farwell

Date: 1860 

Description: Leonard J. Farwell (1819-1889), Madison businessman-promoter and Wisconsin's only Whig governor (1852-1854). When this salted paper portrait was taken, Fa...

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Campaign Shoot

Date: 1994 

Description: Filming a campaign spot for Congressman David R. Obey (left), probably in the Wausau Family Practice Center. Health care and its associated costs were an i...

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Louis P. Harvey

Date: 1860 

Description: Portrait of Republican Louis P. Harvey, while he was Wisconsin secretary of state (1860-1861). Harvey became governor in January, 1862, but drowned in the...

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Leland S. McParland

Date: 1964 

Description: Leland S. McParland (Dem.), Born Thorp, Dec. 18, 1896; married. Educated Thorp schools; Oshkosh State Coll. 2 years; studied law at Marquette Univ. Practic...

Date:  date unknown

Description: Erwin Knoll, then a reporter with the Newhouse Newspapers, interviewing Senator Clifford Case of New Jersey. Knoll later became the editor of the Progre...

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Lucian H. Palmer

Date: 1907 

Description: Portrait of Lucian (or Lucien) H. Palmer from the 1907 composite image of the Wisconsin Assembly. In 1906, Palmer (a Republican) was the first African Amer...

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Kissing Babies

Date:  date unknown

Description: Kissing babies, a hallmark of political campaigning. The candidate here is Congressman David R. Obey. The baby is unidentified.

Date:  date unknown

Description: Waist-up portrait of Andrew Jackson engraved from a painting by Longacre.

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Abraham Lincoln

Date: 1865-04-10 

Description: Waist-up portrait of Abraham Lincoln.

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Ron Kind

Date: 2011-04 

Description: Wisconsin Congressman Ron Kind standing at the entrance of his Washington office.

Date: 1966-05-13 

Description: Letter from Wisconsin Attorney General Bronson La Follette to State Historical Society of Wisconsin Director Les Fishel, regarding the state's liability in...

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Senior Center Tour

Date: 1979-01 

Description: Congressman David Obey (right) enjoys lunch at a senior center in his northern Wisconsin congressional district.

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John McCain

Date: 2008-02-15 

Description: John McCain speaking, with an enormous American flag in the background.

Date: 1940 

Description: Bruce Barton in a large crowd during his 1940 campaign for election to the U.S. Senate.

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Philleo Nash

Date: 1951 ca.

Description: Philleo Nash, Wisconsin Rapids cranberry grower, Democratic Party leader, and lieutenant governor, 1959-1961. From 1946 to 1952 he was a special assistant...

Newspaper Article/Clipping

La Follette as Congressman

Date: 1890-10 ca.

Description: Engraved illustration from Frank Leslie's Popular Monthly depicting the members of the House Ways and Means Committee during the deliberations on th...

Date: 2011-04 

Description: Senator Herbert Kohl standing by an American flag in his Washington, D.C. office.

Date: 1897 

Description: Robert M. La Follette, Sr., with his fist in the air, speaking from the back of a wagon. He is wearing a hat and a suit without the coat. It was in part du...

Date: 1968-06-15 

Description: Cover of "Rat Subterranean News", an underground newspaper, featuring Hubert Humphrey dressed as a police officer wearing a gas mask and a tie around his n...

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Woodrow Wilson

Date: 1913 ca.

Description: Quarter-length portrait of Woodrow Wilson taken early in his first term as president.

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