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Francis E. McGovern

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

Salzburg Seminar

Date: 1962
Description: Arthur Altmeyer standing at a blackboard speaking at the Salzburg seminar in American studies.

Arthur J. Altmeyer (1891–1972) was the United States Commi...

Poster

World War II Scrap Drive

Date: 1943
Description: Poster for International Harvester dealerships promoting the collection of scrap metal for use in war production. Features caricatures of Adolf Hitler and...
Drawing

Reformers Poster

Date: 1873
Description: Poster entitled "Reformers Of 1873" with depictions of Governor William R. Taylor, Lt. Governor Charles D. Parker, Secretary Peter Doyle, Treasurer Ferdina...
Photograph

William Dempster Hoard

Date: 1912
Description: A head and shoulders portrait of William Dempster Hoard (1836-1918).
Photograph

Governor Jeremiah M. Rusk and Staff at Grant Funeral

Date: August 18 1885
Description: Wisconsin Governor Jeremiah M. Rusk and his staff at the funeral of General Ulysses S. Grant in New York City. Present with Rusk, 5th from the left, and i...
Photograph

William H. Upham

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Description: A signed head and shoulders portrait of William H. Upham, Republican, the 18th Governor of Wisconsin.
Print

Martin Van Buren

Date: 1840
Description: A head and shoulders portrait of Martin Van Buren, the 8th President of the United States from 1837-1841. Born on December 5, 1782 in Columbia, New York,...
Photograph

Satterlee Clark

Date: 1856
Description: Quarter-length oval portrait of Satterlee Clark. He was born in Washington, D.C., came to Wisconsin in April of 1829, and resided in Green Lake. In 1830, h...
Photograph

J.P. Dickson

Date: 1856
Description: Quarter-length oval portrait of J.P. Dickson. He was born in Danville, Caledonia county, Vermont. Dickson emigrated to Wisconsin on June 20th, 1836, and r...
Photograph

Moses M. Strong

Date: 1856
Description: Quarter-length oval portrait of Moses M. Strong. He was born in Vermon on May 20, 1810, and came to Mineral Point, Wisconsin, in June of 1836. Strong was...
Print

John Tyler

Date: 1843
Description: John Tyler, 10th President of the United States, from 1841-1845. Tyler was the first Vice President to become President upon the death of a sitting Presid...
Photograph

John F. Potter

Date: 1856
Description: Quarter-length oval portrait of John Fox Potter. He was born in Augusta, Maine, on May 11, 1817. Potter came to Wisconsin in 1836 and resided in Potter's...
Print

William Henry Harrison

Date: 1841
Description: A head and shoulders portrait of William Henry Harrison, 9th President of the United States, 1841. Born in Virginia on February 9, 1773, he was the first...
Poster

William Henry Harrison Tribute

Date: April 1841
Description: A notice published In Memory of President Wm. H. Harrison, 9th President of the United States, upon his death, April 4, 1841, at the age of 68. The tribut...
Print

Zachary Taylor

Date: 1849
Description: A portrait of Zachary Taylor, 12th President of the United States, 1849-1850. Born in Virginia on November 24, 1784, Taylor died in office on July 9, 185...
Print

James K. Polk

Date: 1849
Description: Head and shoulders portrait of James K. Polk, 11th President of the United States, 1845-1849.
Print

Millard Fillmore

Date: 1853
Description: A head and shoulders portrait of Millard Fillmore, 13th President of the United States, 1850-1853. Fillmore was born in the Finger Lakes country of New Yo...
Print

Franklin Pierce

Date: 1855
Description: A portrait of Franklin Pierce, 14th President of the United States, 1853-1857. Pierce was born on November 23, 1804 in Hillsboro, New Hampshire and died O...
Print

James Buchanan

Date: 1860
Description: A head and shoulders portrait of James Buchanan, 15th President of the United States, 1857-1861. Buchanan was born in Cove Gap near Mercersburg, Pennsylva...

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