Wisconsin Historical Society

Searching for

Refine by

Results 1-20 of 23


Progressive Republicans at the Park Hotel

Date: October 09 1928
Description: Members of the Progressive Republican Alfred E. Smith For President Club, holding their hats while posing in front of the Park Hotel, 22 South Carroll Stre...

Nils P. Haugen

Description: Nils Pederson Haugen, a Republican congressman from River Falls, Wisconsin. In 1894 Robert M. La Follette, Sr., induced Congressman Haugen to run for gove...
Historical Essay

Progressivism and the Wisconsin Idea

The History of the Movement
Discover how Robert "Fighting Bob" La Follette, the Wisconsin Republican Party and the Progressive Movement reformed state and national government.

Orland S. Loomis

Description: Painted portrait of Orland Steen Loomis in a suit and blue necktie.
Historical Essay

Politics and Elections — Image Gallery Essay

A Record in Documents and Pictures
Discover the history of American politics through the Wisconsin Historical Society's images
Historical Essay

Democratic Party in Wisconsin

Brief history of the Democratic party in the state of Wisconsin.
Historical Essay

Glass Used by Teddy Roosevelt after Assassination Attempt

Wisconsin Historical Museum Object – Feature Story
Historical Essay

Albert Olaus Barton (1870 - 1947)

Journalist and Politician
Discover the history of journalist and politician Albert Olaus Barton
Historical Essay

The Progressive Era: 1895-1925

A Short History of Wisconsin
Historical Essay

Stephenson, Isaac 1829-1918

Lumberman, Financier and Congressman
Biography of Isaac Stephenson who was a lumberman, financier and congressman.
Historical Essay

Teddy Roosevelt Campaign Bandana

Wisconsin Historical Museum Object – Feature Story
Bandana featuring music score for campaign song "We Want Teddy," used at a Milwaukee campaign rally for Theodore Roosevelt, 1912. (Museum object #1970.204)
Property Record


Community: Eau Claire
County: Eau Claire
Historic Name: Roy Wilcox House
Reference Number: 41903
Book or Pamphlet

Fighting Son: A Biography of Philip F. La Follette

Paperback: $22.95
360 pp, illustrated, photographs, maps
ISBN: 9780870203534

Published by Wisconsin Historical Society Press

Orders for Trade, Library or Wholesale

Price: $22.95
Historical Essay

Historic Changes in Wisconsin Primary Law

Learn about Robert M. La Follette's significant role in establishing the direct primary elections in Wisconsin.

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: