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Swearing-In Native American Civil War Recruits

Date: 1861
Description: Thomas Bigford (in cap, on left) and another official swearing-in two Native American Civil War recruits. Thomas Bigford (1815-1890) of Taycheedah, Wiscons...

Cicero Airmail

Date: 09 1912
Description: The first airmail shipment from Cicero Field to Wheaton and Elmhurst, Illinois. Postmaster MacDonald of Cicero is swearing-in pilots Max Lillie, Paul Stude...

Mayor Law Takes Oath of Office

Date: 12 01 1932
Description: Mayor James R. Law standing at the City Clerk's counter taking oath of office being administered by the city clerk, John Fahning.

Voter Registration

Date: 1933
Description: Citizens line up at the City Clerk office to register to vote while a woman raises her hand to take the oath.

Swearing Allegiance

Date: 05 02 1963
Description: During part of a ceremony, citizens raise their right hands and swear allegiance to the United States in the federal building to receive citizenship certif...

Legislators Signing In

Date: 1951
Description: Newly-elected members of the Wisconsin Assembly signing in. Facing the camera left to right are: E. William Proxmire (D-Madison), Hermann Eisner (D-Cross P...

The Oath — Apsaroke

Date: 1908
Description: Three Crow Indians with Buffalo skull at their feet take an oath. Signed by Curtis, 1909.

Alfred W. Bareis and Bruce Weatherly

Date: 12 28 1948
Description: City Clerk Alfred W. Bareis swears in police chief Bruce Weatherly. Alfred W. Bareis was mayor from 1955-1956.

Swearing-In Wisconsin State Senators

Date: 01 09 1951
Description: Swearing-in ceremony of 6 of 17 new Wisconsin State Senators. Left to right: Henry W. Meier (D-Milwaukee), Arthur A. Lenroot (R-Superior), Frank E. Panzer ...

Governor Kohler's Inauguration

Date: 01 05 1953
Description: Governor Walter Kohler taking the oath of office on the balcony of the Wisconsin State Capitol rotunda. The oath was administered by Chief Justice Oscar M....

Eight Foot Tall Lawyer

Date: 07 01 1944
Description: Clifford Thompson, the second tallest man in the world, being sworn into the Wisconsin state bar at the Wisconsin State Capitol by Justice Elmer E. Barlow....

Charles H. Cashin and Herbert C. Hale

Date: 12 11 1944
Description: Charles H. Cashin (right) of Stevens Point being sworn in by Clerk of Court Herbert C. Hale as the U.S. Attorney for the Western Wisconsin District.

Governor Walter S. Goodland Inauguration

Date: 01 01 1945
Description: Chief Justice Marvin E. Rosenberry administers the oath of office to Walter S. Goodland, Governor-elect of the State of Wisconsin.

Swearing-In of Lieutenant Governor Oscar Rennebohm

Date: 01 01 1945
Description: Lieutenant Governor Oscar Rennebohm being sworn in by Chief Justice Marvin B. Rosenberry.

Holy Name Society, Queen of Peace Parish

Date: 01 21 1947
Description: Charter members of the Holy Name Society, Our Lady Queen of Peace parish, at their swearing-in ceremony. Pictured seated from the left are: Louis Fiore, so...

Public Service Commission Member Wildon F. Whitney

Date: 04 06 1947
Description: Wildon F. Whitney taking the oath of office as a member of Public Service Commission from Secretary of State Fred Zimmerman.

East Side Youth Activities Council Members

Date: 04 22 1948
Description: Nine members of the Madison East Side Youth Activities Council taking the oath of office being administered by Dane County Judge Fred M. Evans at the East ...

Supreme Court Swearing-In Ceremony

Date: 06 06 1948
Description: John E. Martin, left, is shown as he took the oath of office as a member of the Wisconsin Supreme Court. Chief Justice Marvin B. Rosenberry is administerin...

Attorney General Swearing-In Ceremony

Date: 06 04 1948
Description: Wisconsin Supreme Court Justice Elmer Barlow, left, administering the oath of office to Grover Broadfoot,(1892-1962) the new attorney general for Wisconsin...

Madison Youth Council Officers Take Oath

Date: 07 21 1948
Description: Group portrait of officers of the Madison Youth Council taking the oath of office. Pictured left to right: James Ketchum, son of Mr. and Mrs. L.W. Ketchum;...

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