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Wisconsin State Capitol Assembly Chamber

Date: 1913
Description: Wisconsin State Capitol Assembly Chamber, including the mural of Edwin Blashfield. The mural depicts Wisconsin's past, present and future and set the tone...

Wisconsin Legislative Reference Library

Date: 1922
Description: Staff of the Wisconsin Legislative Reference Library. Several are identified including Ellen Hoffman, Irene Hocks, Hazel Basem, Grace Adams, and Martha Blo...

University of Wisconsin Students with Senator Mueller

Date: March 09 1933
Description: University of Wisconsin students representing the U.W. Student Budget Committee present a petition to Senator Otto Mueller at the Wisconsin State Capitol....

Sherman M. Booth

Description: Sherman M. Booth, anti-slavery editor, shown seated reading newspaper.

Robert Schilling

Description: Studio portrait of Robert Schilling, leader of the People's Party of Wisconsin.

Voter Registration

Date: 1933
Description: Citizens line up at the City Clerk office to register to vote while a woman raises her hand to take the oath.

I Like Ike

Date: November 10 1956
Description: Bet winner and Eisenhower supporter Edwin L. Warner enjoys his payoff from bet loser and Adlai Stevenson backer John Shaat, as Shaat tows Warner along the...

Carrie Chapman Catt

Date: 1917
Description: Portrait of Carrie Chapman Catt, activist and leader of the women's suffrage movement.

Mass Meeting for Socialist Labor Party

Date: 1879
Description: Poster publicizing a socialistic labor party mass meeting in New York.

William Dempster Hoard

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

Boss Elisha Keyes

Description: Carte-de-visite portrait of Elisha W. Keyes (1828-1910) a prominent Madison attorney who was appointed Madison postmaster by Abraham Lincoln in 1861. From...

Portrait of French Indians

Description: Portrait of French Indian men who made the trip to Washington via the Mississippi River to sign the 1854 Treaty ceding lands in both Minnesota and Wisconsi...

Put the Polls in the Schools

Date: 1914
Description: Poster entitled, "Put the Polls in the Schools," with one photograph showing former location of voting booth and five photographs showing current voting co...

Yellow Belongs To Butter

Description: Reprint from the pages of "Hoard's Dairyman" magazine issued to influence public opinion in Wisconsin where the sale of colored margarine was prohibited by...
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British dominions in North America, according to the treaty in 1763

Date: 1772
Description: Scale: about 180 miles to 1 in.

Chief Senate Clerk

Date: 1937
Description: A messenger hands materials to Lawrence Larson, in the Senate Chamber of the Wisconsin State Capitol. From left to right are Jerry Czarnecki, Hanford Wesle...

Men with Election Ballot Boxes

Description: Clerk E.J. Walden, Secretary John S. Donald and Assistant Secretary L.B. Nagler pose with three wooden boxes full of election ballots in the Secretary of S...

The Hercules of Labor Saving His Country

Description: A political cartoon entitled "The Hercules of Labor saving his Country" depicting a man with a sword lopping the heads off a double-headed snake, which is...

Co-eds Lampooning "Beauty Spot" Fad

Date: February 18 1948
Description: Three University of Wisconsin co-eds sporting "outsize" beauty spots lampooning a fad that is sweeping the country for a stye show sponsored by the Univers...

1948 Primary Elections

Date: September 21 1948
Description: Elevated view of a crowd of voters and five curtained voting machines at Ward 10.

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