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2nd Wisconsin Officers' Mess

Date: 1862
Description: Second Wisconsin Volunteer Infantry officers' mess. Pictured are: Surgeon A.J. Ward, Major Thomas S. Allen, Lt. Colonel Lucius Fairchild, and Colonel Edgar...
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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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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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Dwight D. Eisenhower Fishing

Date: 1956
Description: Dwight D. Eisenhower and his brothers on a fishing trip proudly exhibiting muskies and northern pike on a Wisconsin lake. From left are Dwight, Edgar, Milt...
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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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Lee Dreyfus

Date: 1983
Description: Portrait painting of Lee Sherman Dreyfus, Wisconsin's 40th governor.
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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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Francis E. McGovern

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

Date: July 1946
Description: Dwight D. Eisenhower, fishing with his brothers on Wisconsin Lake, proudly exhibit Muskies and one Northern Pike.
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Lucius Fairchild

Date: 1870
Description: Portrait of Lucius Fairchild.
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Edward Salomon

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Description: Waist-up portrait of Edward Salomon.
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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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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. It was in part due to his vigorous speaking style that La Follette...
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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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