Wisconsin Historical Society

Searching for

Refine by

Results 1-17 of 17

Photograph

FDR Signs the Social Security Bill

Date: August 14 1935
Description: President Franklin D. Roosevelt about to sign the Social Security Act of 1935.
Print

Insect Christmas Card

Date: December 21 1940
Description: A hand-made Christmas card created by Marshall Hertig, an entomologist. It features a photograph of Phlebotomus Verrucarum (at a magnification of 13.5), a...
Photograph

First Meeting of the Social Security Board

Date: September 14 1935
Description: From left to right: Arthur J. Altmeyer, John G. Winant, and Vincent M. Miles at the first meeting of the Social Security Board.
Photograph

President F.D. Roosevelt Signs the Social Security Measure

Date: August 14 1935
Description: President Roosevelt signs the Social Security Act. Surrounding him are: Robert L. Doughton, Senator Barkley, Senator Wagner, Congressman John Dingell, Secr...
Photograph

Banquet Celebrating the Third Anniversary of the signing of the Social Security Act

Date: August 15 1938
Description: Banquet celebrating the third anniversary of the signing of the Social Security Act. From left to right: David J. Lewis, Congressman from Maryland, and Sen...
Photograph

Social Security Board Chairman Testifies

Date: February 24 1939
Description: Arthur J. Altmeyer (center), Chairman of the Social Security Board, pictured as he appeared before the Senate Unemployment and Relief Committee. Altmeyer e...
Photograph

Conference Concerning the Pending Bill to Improve the Social Security Act

Date: March 31 1939
Description: The conference concerned the pending bill to improve the Social Security Act. From left to right, all sitting: Senator James F. Byrnes, Chairman of the Sen...
Photograph

Social Security Conference with President Roosevelt

Date: March 20 1939
Description: Leaving the White House after their Social Security conference with President Roosevelt are (left to right): John Hanes, Undersecretary of the Treasury; Ar...
Photograph

Early Meeting of the Social Security Board

Date: 1939
Description: Arthur Altmeyer, Ellen Woodward and George Bigge in an early meeting of the Social Security Board.
Photograph

Early Meeting of the Social Security Board

Date: 1939
Description: Arthur Altmeyer, Ellen Woodward and George Bigge in an early meeting of the Social Security Board.
Photograph

Arthur J. Altmeyer Awarded an Honorary LL.D Degree

Date: June 02 1939
Description: Arthur J. Altmeyer was awarded an honorary LL.D. degree from the University of Wisconsin.

Men who received degrees from the University of Wisconsin are,...

Photograph

Arthur J. Altmeyer with Sir William Beveridge

Date: June 05 1943
Description: From left to right: Sir William Beveridge, author of the British "Cradle to the Grave" social security plan, and Arthur J. Altmeyer, Chairman of the Social...
Photograph

10th Anniversary of the Signing of the Social Security Act

Date: August 14 1945
Description: A large group of federal employees celebrating the 10th anniversary of the signing of the Social Security Act.

Left to right standing: Evelyn S. Selecma...

Photograph

Arthur J. Altmeyer Taking Oath of Office on Reappointment

Date: August 14 1945
Description: Arthur J. Altmeyer, taking the oath of office on reappointment as Chairman of the Social Security Board, Term 1945-51. Mrs. Sarah H. Napier is the Notary P...
Photograph

Final Meeting of the Social Security Board

Date: July 15 1946
Description: Back row from left to right: William Mitchell, Asst. Executive Director; Leona MacKinnon, Secretary to the Board; Oscar Powell, Executive Director.

Front...

Photograph

Twelfth Annual Meeting of the Interstate Conference of Employment Security Agencies

Date: September 28 1948
Description: Robert C. Goodwin, Director of the Bureau of Employment Security, and Arthur J. Altmeyer, Commissioner, Social Security Administration, at the twelfth annu...
Photograph

Cohen and Altmeyer at the 35th Anniversary of the Social Security Bill

Date: 1970
Description: Wilbur Cohen and Arthur Altmeyer sit across the dinner table from John J. Corwin. All three men worked in U.S. Social Security Administration at different...

Have Questions?

If you didn't find the material you searched for, our Library Reference Staff can help.

Call our reference desk at 608-264-6535 or email us at: