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Mitchell and the politicians

Date: 1883-10-28
County: Milwaukee
City: Milwaukee
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Grant Campaign

Date: 1872
Description: Ulysses S. Grant loyalist demonstrates his strength in a display showing various sized potatoes with politicians names attached. The opposition is depicted...
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Gaylord Nelson Washington Admirers

Date: 1965
Description: Bob Kastenmeier, Alex Wiley, and Bill Proxmire shaking hands. The photograph is inscribed and signed by all three politicians.
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Memorial Continental Hall

Date: 1921
Description: A general view of the Disarmament Conference in Memorial Continental Hall from the balcony. Politicians sit around tables, and an audience gathers on the...
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Gaylord Nelson and Melvin Laird

Date: February 18 1976
Description: A close-up of the two politicians sharing a laugh at the Wisconsin State Senate Alumni Reunion, held at the Park Motor Inn.
Poster

"One Term Once"

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Description: Text in large red and black letters reads: "One term once" 'Entrenched politicians' (underlined) is not good democracy. With one term, more people become i...
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Politicians Donald McDowell and Arthur Lenroot

Date: January 10 1945
Description: Assembly Speaker Donald McDowell (R) Soldiers Grove, Crawford County, talking with Arthur A. Lenroot (R) Superior, Douglas County.
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William and Ellen Proxmire

Date: 1957
Description: William and Ellen Proxmire boarding a plane.
Newspaper Article/Clipping

Has served three dynasties : sam banks, messenger of governor, could give old politicians some lessons

Date: 1924-12-28
County: Milwaukee
City: Milwaukee
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James Stout

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Description: Formal studio portrait of James Stout.
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Woodrow Wilson

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Description: Portrait of Woodrow Wilson.
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Senator Horace Wilke and Family

Date: 1957
Description: Horace Wilke with his wife and five daughters.
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La Follette Legacy

Date: 2001
Description: Wisconsin Congressman David R. Obey posed with a portrait of Robert M. La Follette, Sr., who served as the inspiration for many Wisconsin politicians.
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U.S. Senator Joseph H. Ball and Governor Goodland

Date: March 13 1944
Description: United States Senator Joseph H. Ball (R-Minn.), shaking hands with acting Governor Goodland at a luncheon for Republican Presidential candidate Harold E. S...
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The La Follette Family

Date: 1910
Description: Studio portrait of the La Follette family. Clockwise from top left: Fola, Bob, Belle, Robert Jr., Philip, and Mary. Phil holds an issue of "The North Ameri...
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Mr. & Mrs. Wendell Willkie with Governor & Mrs. Goodland

Date: March 19 1944
Description: Governor Walter Goodland, Mrs. Willkie, Madge Goodland, and Wendell Willkie chatting in the governor's residence during the 1944 campaign.
Print

Hubert Humphrey Campaign Card

Date: 1972
Description: Hubert Humphrey presidential campaign card. He is shown walking hand is hand with his wife Muriel. On the back are listed his years in public office.
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John F. Kennedy

Date: 1959
Description: Senator John F. Kennedy with his wife, Jackie. Second from right is Ivan Nestigan, then Mayor of Madison, Wisconsin.
Painting

Governor Coles Bashford

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Description: Portrait of Coles Bashford, Wisconsin's fifth governor.
Print

Thomas Jefferson

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Description: Quarter-length engraving of Thomas Jefferson.

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