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Vince Lombardi at the Pro Football Writers Dinner

Date: 02 10 1969
Description: Green Bay Packers football coach, Vince Lombardi, being interviewed at the professional football writers dinner.

Governor Julius P. Heil Campaigning to Teenagers

Date: 10 1942
Description: Governor Julius P. Heil (1876-1949) speaks to Shawano High School students and others during his gubernatorial re-election campaign. He arrived during the ...

Presenting Door Prize at Lithographers' Dance

Date: 04 23 1955
Description: Presenting an outboard motor door prize at the annual dance of Local 7, Amalgamated Lithographers of America.
"Howie Roth presented the prizes with the ...

Altmeyer at Inter-American Conference on Social Security

Date: 1951
Description: Arthur Altmeyer speaking at the Inter-American Conference on Social Security, which took place in Buenes Aires. Eva Peron is seated to his left, wearing he...

La Follette's Labor Day Address

Date: 1924
Description: Independent presidential candidate Robert M. La Follette, Sr., standing behind a radio microphone delivering a Labor Day address.

UPWA Vice President Addie Wyatt

Date: 12 1978
Description: Addie Wyatt, of the United Packinghouse Worker's Association, is shown seated at a desk speaking during the Merger Talks.

Lindbergh Returns

Date: 08 22 1927
Description: Charles Lindbergh, a former University of Wisconsin student, speaking to a large crowd at Camp Randall Stadium after his history-making trans-Atlantic flig...

Baby Rose Marie Singing

Date: 1928
Description: Baby Rose Marie is shown singing at an NBC radio microphone. This is seen in the National Union Radio Corporation publicity booklet "Radio Stars of Today."

Fred Coe

Date: 1956
Description: Candid shot of Fred Coe, producer of "Playwrights '56," sitting at his production board.

Bessie Gordon at Organ

Date: 08 13 1941
Description: View across counter towards Bessie Gordon sitting at the organ.

Bessie Gordon at Organ

Date: 08 13 1941
Description: Side view of Bessie Gordon sitting at the organ.

Joseph McCarthy

Date: 04 08 1951
Description: Senator Joseph R. McCarthy speaking.

John Fitzgerald Kennedy at the Podium

Date: 10 23 1960
Description: A campaign speech by presidential candidate John F. Kennedy at the University of Wisconsin-Madison Field House.

Harry S. Truman and Adlai Stevenson

Date: 07 1952
Description: The Democratic convention, with Harry S. Truman and Adlai Stevenson standing at a podium.

Harold Stassen for President

Description: Republican Harold Stassen giving a speech on a stage in Milwaukee during his campaign for the Republican nomination.

Johnnie Tillmon, George Wiley and Ethel Kennedy

Date: 1968
Description: Johnnie Tillmon addressing a Mother's Day March on Washington, ca. 1968 or 1969. George Wiley is sitting directly behind her, on the left. Ethel Kennedy is...

Franklin D. Roosevelt

Date: 1940
Description: Franklin D. Roosevelt making a speech.

Hughes' Air Victory

Date: 07 14 1938
Description: Minutes after finishing their record-breaking flight around the world (in 7 hours and 28 minutes), Howard Hughes and the four aviators who flew with him we...

Sylvester "Pat" Weaver

Description: Candid portrait of Sylvester "Pat" Weaver, father of Sigourney Weaver, wearing a pinstripe suit and horn-rimmed eyeglasses, in his office.

Radio Broadcast Booth at Oscar Mayer

Date: 10 16 1945
Description: Four men sitting at a table around WIBA and WIBU radio microphones in the Oscar Mayer broadcast booth.

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