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Charles Lindbergh

Date: August 1927
Description: Charles Lindbergh, Mayor Albert G. Schmedeman, and Governor Fred R. Zimmerman, during the visit of Lindbergh to Camp Randall, on his tour after crossing th...
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Buy Bonds!

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Description: Display that advertises the sale of U.S. Savings Bonds through the Payroll Savings Plan or the Bond-a-Month-Plan. Wisconsin State Governor Walter J. Kohler...
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Solomon Juneau

Date: 1856
Description: Quarter-length oval portrait of Solomon Juneau. He was born in Lower Canada on August 9th, 1793, Juneau came to Michigan (then), now Wisconsin, in Septembe...
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John B. Heim

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Description: Studio portrait of John B. Heim (1848-1919), mayor of Madison from 1912-1913.
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Women with Mayor Schmedeman

Date: October 14 1931
Description: A group of women representing Disabled American Veterans poses with Mayor Albert G. Schmedeman and a plaque proclaiming Forget-Me-Not Day.
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Governor Thompson Boosts Amtrak

Date: October 30 1989
Description: Tommy G. Thompson, governor of Wisconsin and an enthusiastic member of the Amtrak governing board, salutes the expansion of Hiawatha service between Chicag...
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Emil Seidel, Fredrick C. Howe And Victor Berger

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Description: Group portrait of Emil Seidel talking with Fredrick C. Howe and Victor Berger, while another man stands off to the side.
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William Augustus Prentiss

Date: 1856
Description: Quarter-length oval portrait of William Augustus Prentiss. He was born in Northfield, Franklin County, Massachusetts on March 24, 1799. He came to Wiscon...
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Byron Kilbourn

Date: 1856
Description: Quarter-length oval portrait of Byron Kilbourn.
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Simeon Mills

Date: 1856
Description: Quarter-length oval portrait of Simeon Mills.
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Beriah Brown

Date: 1856
Description: Quarter-length oval portrait of Beriah Brown. He was born in Canandaigua, New York, on February 21, 1815. Brown came to the territory of Wisconsin in Jul...
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Darwin Clark

Date: 1856
Description: Quarter-length oval portrait of Darwin Clark. He was born in Otsego County, New York, in 1812, and came to Wisconsin in May of 1836. Clark served as mayo...
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William N. Seymour

Date: 1856
Description: Quarter-length oval portrait of William N. Seymour. He was born in Broome County, New York on April 22, 1808. Seymour came to Madison, Wisconsin, in May...
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Two Mayors at the Fair

Date: 1941
Description: Mayor Carl Zeidler of Milwaukee and Mayor Leo J. Promen of Fond du Lac at the Wisconsin State Fair. Zeidler is sipping Coca-Cola from a bottle and Promen i...
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Zeidler on Parade

Date: July 08 1941
Description: Escorted by an honor guard of scouts, Mayor Carl Zeidler leaves City Hall to dine at the Dairy Lunch at the State Fair. As always, Zeidler is impeccably dr...
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Group Signing Wright Foundation Contract

Date: July 05 1956
Description: Frank Lloyd Wright (seated left), Madison Mayor Nestingen (seated right), and other officials signing a contract between the city of Madison and the Frank...
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Wright Signing Contract

Date: July 05 1956
Description: Frank Lloyd Wright and Madison Mayor Nestigen at the signing of a contract between the city of Madison and the Frank Lloyd Wright Foundation.
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Frank Lloyd Wright and Two Men

Date: October 1957
Description: Frank Lloyd Wright talking to Madison Mayor, Ivan Nestingen and City Planner, Walter Johnson.
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Alfred W. Bareis and Bruce Weatherly

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

Date: 1872
Description: Portrait of Frederick Horn (1815-1893), a Democrat. He was a lawyer and editor of the Cedarburg Weekly News. His years of public service began in 1842 and...

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