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Dedication of Wisconsin's First Expressway

Date: September 04 1958
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...
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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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Governor Julius P. Heil Campaigning to Teenagers

Date: October 1942
Description: Governor Julius P. Heil (1876-1949) speaks to Shawano High School students and others during his gubernatorial re-election campaign. He arrived during the...
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Robert M. La Follette, Sr. Speaking from Wagon

Date: 1897
Description: Robert M. La Follette, Sr., campaigning in Cumberland. La Follette led the reform faction in Wisconsin's Republican party and in 1900, he was elected gover...
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Senator Joseph McCarthy Eating Breakfast

Date: November 06 1946
Description: Joseph R. McCarthy in the home of friends Urban and Margery Van Susteren of Little Chute, on the morning after his election to the U.S. Senate. Van Sustere...
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Franklin D. Roosevelt Tours the Allis-Chalmers Plant

Date: 1940
Description: Franklin D. Roosevelt, Wisconsin Governor Julius P. Heil, and other officials touring the Allis-Chalmers plant.
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Richard Nixon on an International 300 Utility Tractor

Date: 1955
Description: Vice President Richard M. Nixon waves his cowboy hat from the seat of an International 300 utility tractor.
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Theodore Roosevelt in Milwaukee

Date: October 14 1912
Description: President Theodore Roosevelt leaving the Chicago and North Western depot after arriving in Milwaukee on his October 14th, 1912 visit, during which he was s...
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Robert M. La Follette, Sr. Speaking from Wagon

Date: 1897
Description: Robert M. La Follette, Sr., speaking to a crowd from back of a wagon. This image is one of a series of views of his appearance at a fair in Cumberland, Wi...
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Robert M. La Follette, Sr.

Date: October 1900
Description: Robert M. La Follette, Sr., waving a flag from the back of a train as he campaigns for governor.
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Robert M. La Follette, Sr. Speaking from Wagon

Date: 1897
Description: Robert M. La Follette, Sr., with his fist in the air, speaking from the back of a wagon. He is wearing a hat and a suit without the coat. It was in part du...
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Governor Coles Bashford

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Description: Portrait of Coles Bashford, Wisconsin's fifth governor.
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Montgomery M. Cothren

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Description: Waist-up portrait of "Cothren, Montgomery Morrison (Sept. 18, 1819-Oct. 2, 1888), lawyer, politician, judge, b. Jerusalem, N.Y. He moved with his parents t...
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Henry Dodge

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Description: Portrait of Henry Dodge, first governor of the Wisconsin Territory.
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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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Orland S. Loomis

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Description: Painted portrait of Orland Steen Loomis in a suit and blue necktie.
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Francis E. McGovern

Date: 1917
Description: Portrait of Francis E. McGovern, Republican, the 22nd Governor of Wisconsin, 1911-1915.
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Edward Salomon

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Description: Waist-up portrait of Edward Salomon.
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Levi Sterling

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Description: Levi Sterling — "Born in Woodford county, Ky., Jan 2,, 1804. Arrived at Galena, March, 1826, and in May located near Mineral Point, Wis.; served as sheriff...

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