Use the smaller-sized text Use the larger-sized text Use the very large text

Wisconsin Historical Images

Dedication of Wisconsin's First Expressway



Dedication of Wisconsin's First Expressway
+ Click to enlarge

Did You Know?

Nearly all of the images in our online collections are available for purchase as archival pigment prints or digital files and many may be licensed for reproduction. For more information, see our FAQ.


Email Icon Share this image with a friend

Title: Dedication of Wisconsin's First Expressway
Description: Dedication of Wisconsin's first expressway, a seven-mile stretch of Interstate Highway I-94 in Waukesha County, Wisconsin. Presiding at the ribbon-cutting ceremony are several government officials and Miss Concrete and Miss Black Top. Holding the large pair of scissors is Governor Vernon Thomson and to his right is Secretary of State Robert Zimmerman. Warren Knowles, who would later become governor, is also in the crowd.

Image ID: 1873
Creation
Date:
September 4, 1958 
Creator
Name:
Not known
City, State: Wisconsin
Collection
Name:
Milwaukee Journal : Negatives, circa. 1955 - circa 1982
Genre: Photograph
Subjects: Automobiles
Bridges
Road construction industry
Roads
Beauty contestants
Men
Outdoor photography
Portraits, Group
Women
Flags
Dresses
Clothing and dress
Politicians
Governors
Signs and signboards
 

This image is copyrighted property of Journal Sentinel Inc. and is provided by the State Historical Society subject to contract. Use of the image requires written permission from the staff of the Division of Library-Archives. It may not be sold or redistributed, copied or distributed as a photograph, electronic file, or any other media. The image should not be significantly altered through conventional or electronic means. Images altered beyond standard cropping and resizing require further negotiation with a staff member.

Please Credit: Wisconsin Historical Society

select text size Use the smaller-sized textUse the larger-sized textUse the very large text