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Description: Sen. John Kennedy, a leading Democratic presidential hopeful, began an intensive three-day speaking tour in Wisconsin with a breakfast with politicians and...
Description: State Representatives David Obey and Joe Sweda facing each other at a press conference. The sign behind them reads, "Governor's Expenses Soar Under Knowles...
Description: Group portrait of the Madison City Council. Names, (l to r), Joseph Thompson, Paul Soglin, Dennis McGilligan, Susan Kay Phillips, and Eugene Parks.
Lawyer, Politician and Judge
Description: Congressman David Obey (left) and presidential candidate Vice President Hubert Humphrey (4th from left) pose with three other men.
Description: Senator Alexander Wiley posing with a cutaway model of an Apollo rocket. Behind him on a wall are portraits of Dwight D. Eisenhower and John F. Kennedy.
Description: Joint Finance Committee of the 1952 Wisconsin Legislature listen to arguments for and against the $5,000,000 cut Governor Walter Kohler proposed in the Uni...
Description: Governor Warren Knowles (seated) signing the Technical Education Re-Organization Bill or the Higher Education Reorganization Bill, a.k.a. the Obey-Nikolay...
Description: Portrait of Robert M. La Follette, Sr. when he became governor of Wisconsin. This original of this item is a postcard that was probably used for campaign p...
Description: Former Republican Governor Walter J. Kohler, Sr., at the Milwaukee Press Club outing.
Description: LeRoy J. Simmons (D.-Milwaukee) filling his "plunder box" with copies of statutes and bills, at the end of the State Legislative term.
Description: Secretary of State George Schultz during the Reagan Administration (first on the right) testifying before the Foreign Operations Subcommittee. Questioning...
Date: 1849 ca.
Description: A portrait of Zachary Taylor, 12th President of the United States, 1849-1850. Born in Virginia on November 24, 1784, Taylor died in office on July 9, 185...
Description: Political campaign poster that features a drawing of Richard Nixon surrounded by contemporary celebrities and politicians in the center. He is wearing a bu...
Date: date unknown
Description: View over back of chair towards Vel Phillips sitting at a table talking with an unidentified man on her right. In the background, sitting on the other side...
Description: Jane Sulzer is the seretary to George Watson, Wisconsin State Superintendent in the Department of Public Instruction, and to Russell Lewis, Assistant State...
Date: 1944 ca.
Description: Portrait of Joseph R. McCarthy used in literature issued for his unsuccessful 1944 Senate campaign.
Date: 1917-06 ca.
Description: Root Commission members seated at a long table in a dining car of the Imperial train of the Ex-Czar Nicholas.
Description: Portrait engraving of James Monroe from a painting by J. Vanderlyn.
Banker, Politician, Congressman and Railroad Promoter
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