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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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National Housing Day Groundbreaking

Date: June 14 1935
Description: At ceremonies held in observance of National Housing Day, Mayor James R. Law and members of the Madison Building Industries Committee are shown breaking gr...
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Mayor Law and Chic Sale

Date: July 20 1933
Description: Mayor James R. Law presenting the keys of the city to Chic Sale, former Dane County land owner and character impersonator performing at the Orpheum Theater...
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Mayor Law Sitting at Desk

Date: December 01 1932
Description: Mayor James R. Law sitting at a desk signing a document in City Hall, 2-4 W. Mifflin Street.
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Mayor Law Takes Oath of Office

Date: December 01 1932
Description: Mayor James R. Law standing at the City Clerk's counter taking oath of office being administered by the city clerk, John Fahning.
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Women with Mayor Schmedeman

Date: October 14 1931
Description: A group of women representing Disabled American Veterans posing with Mayor Albert G. Schmedeman and a plaque proclaiming Forget-Me-Not Day.
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Mayor Schmedeman and Nina Westbury

Date: July 30 1931
Description: Mayor Albert Schmedeman holding the hand of Nina Westbury in front of the Morris O. Togstad Chapter 2 Disabled American Veterans of the World War flag.
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Mayor Welcoming New Strand Theater Manager

Date: April 17 1931
Description: Charles Loewenberg and Mayor Albert G. Schmedeman welcoming new manager, James D. Kennedy, of Fox Strand Theatre.
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Mayor Schmedeman Getting Theater Pass

Date: February 27 1931
Description: Mayor Albert G. Schmedeman getting a theater pass from Charles Loewenberg, manager of the Strand Theatre.
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Telegram

Date: October 27 1930
Description: Oversized telegram displayed in a empty store window and addressed to Mayor Albert G. Schmedeman inviting him to see the motion picture "Check and Double C...
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Mayor Schmedeman Greeting Indian Chief

Date: July 09 1930
Description: Mayor Albert G. Schmedeman greeting Chief Shunatuna, who is on horseback and who is in Madison with the Official United States Indian band at the RKO Orphe...
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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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