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Senator Roseleip Taking Taste Test

Date: June 24 1965
Description: Senator Gorden Roseleip taking the oleo/butter taste test, administered by Senator Martin Schreiber.
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Robert M. La Follette, Sr. Speaking from Wisconsin State Capitol

Date: November 1924
Description: Robert M. La Follette, Sr. speaking to a large crowd from the Wisconsin State Capitol steps. This speech marked the end of his independent campaign for the...
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Benjamin C. Eastman

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Description: Waist-up formal portrait of Ben C. Eastman, 1812-1856. He was a Congressman from Wisconsin from 1851 to 1855.
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Robert M. La Follette, Sr.

Date: 1932
Description: Portrait of Robert Marion La Follette, Sr., a founder of the Progressive movement, governor of Wisconsin, and United States congressman and senator.
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Absalom Townsend

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Description: Absalom A. Townsend — "Born in New Jersey, Dec. 7, 1810. Settled near Gratiot's Grove, Wis., May 18, 1827; served in the Black Hawk war; filled various cou...
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Anti-La Follette Cartoon

Date: December 13 1917
Description: A color cartoon depicting Robert M. La Follette, Sr. as pro-German, showing Kaiser pinning medals on him.
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Robert M. La Follette, Sr., as University Student

Date: 1879
Description: Stereograph portrait of Robert M. La Follette, Sr., taken during his senior year at the University of Wisconsin.
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La Follette, Sr. Engraving

Date: 1904
Description: An engraved head and shoulders portrait of Robert M. La Follette, Sr., during the period when he was the governor of Wisconsin.
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La Follette on the Firing Line

Date: April 1907
Description: Robert M. La Follette, Sr., addressing an audience of 12,000 in Los Angeles. The photograph appears on the cover of a pamphlet entitled "La Follette On Th...
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Wisconsin State Assembly in 1861

Date: 1861
Description: Composite of photographic portraits of the members of the Wisconsin State Assembly.
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Wisconsin State Assembly

Date: 1863
Description: Wisconsin State Assembly members of 1863.
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Wisconsin Makes Its Laws

Date: 1947
Description: An assembly clerk withdrawing the record of a vote from the automatic voting machine in the Assembly chamber. Madison, WI.
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Assembly Chamber

Date: 1925
Description: Assembly Chamber at the Wisconsin State Capitol.
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La Follette's Labor Day Address

Date: 1924
Description: Independent presidential candidate Robert M. La Follette, Sr., standing behind a radio microphone delivering a Labor Day address.
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Assembly Chamber

Date: 1909
Description: Newly elected assemblymen in the newly constructed Assembly Chamber of the present Wisconsin State Capitol. On the right is Merlin Hull of Black River Fal...
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Father Groppi Speaking in Assembly Chamber

Date: 1969
Description: Father James Groppi speaking at a demonstration at the Wisconsin State Capitol Assembly Chamber protesting welfare cuts. Father Groppi is seated on the lef...
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Unveiling Robert M. La Follette, Sr., Statue

Date: 1929
Description: Members of the La Follette family and guests in front of the Robert M. La Follette, Sr., statue in Statuary Hall in the U.S. Capitol at the time of its unv...
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University of Wisconsin Students with Senator Mueller

Date: March 09 1933
Description: University of Wisconsin students representing the UW Student Budget Committee present a petition to Senator Otto Mueller at the Wisconsin State Capitol. St...
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Robert M. La Follette, Sr., Pounding his Fist

Date: 1924
Description: Robert M. La Follette, Sr., striking an emphatic pose with his fist raised over his hand. This photograph was probably taken for publicity purposes during...
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Gaylord Nelson With Trumpet

Date: April 07 1931
Description: Gaylord Nelson during his high school years stands in front of a house playing the trumpet.

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