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Date: 1959-09-24 

Description: Sen. John Kennedy, a leading Democratic presidential hopeful, began an intensive three-day speaking tour in Wisconsin with a breakfast with politicians and...

Date: 1968 

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...

Date: 1971 

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

Biography of lawyer, politician and judge Edward George Ryan.

Photograph

Obey and Humphrey

Date: 1969 

Description: Congressman David Obey (left) and presidential candidate Vice President Hubert Humphrey (4th from left) pose with three other men.

Date: 1962-09-14 

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.

Date: 1953-02-05 

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...

Photograph

Obey and Knowles

Date: 1965-09 

Description: Governor Warren Knowles (seated) signing the Technical Education Re-Organization Bill or the Higher Education Reorganization Bill, a.k.a. the Obey-Nikolay...

Date: 1900 

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...

Date: 1932 

Description: Former Republican Governor Walter J. Kohler, Sr., at the Milwaukee Press Club outing.

Date: 1947-07-18 

Description: LeRoy J. Simmons (D.-Milwaukee) filling his "plunder box" with copies of statutes and bills, at the end of the State Legislative term.

Date: 1986-02 

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...

Date: 1968 

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...

Photograph

Jane Sulzer

Date: 1954-01-12 

Description: Jane Sulzer is the seretary to George Watson, Wisconsin State Superintendent in the Department of Public Instruction, and to Russell Lewis, Assistant State...

Photograph

Joseph R. McCarthy

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.

Painting

James Monroe

Date:  date unknown

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

Banker, Politician, Congressman and Railroad Promoter

Biography of banker, politician, Congressman and railroad promoter and executive Alexander Mitchell.
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