TOMMY G. THOMPSON COLLECTION PHOTOGRAPHS GUBERNATORIAL EVENTS, 1998

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4-3 31 1 1/14/1998 Sesquicentennial kick-off at the first State Capitol Belmont, WI
4-3 31 2 1/20/1998 Annual State of the State Address Madison, WI
4-3 31 3 1/27/1998 Return to Titletown II rally at Lambeau Field Green Bay, WI
4-3 31 4 1/1998 Bill signings and proclamation signings in Governor's conference room Madison, WI
4-3 31 5 3/3/1998 Spring/Summer Tourism campaign press conference Madison, WI
4-3 31 6 3/4/1998 School Choice rally outside State Capitol Madison, WI
4-3 31 7 3/4/1998 March of Dimes Day at State Capitol Madison, WI
4-3 31 8 3/11/1998 Wisconsin Veterans' Salute to the Legislature  
4-3 31 9 3/18/1998 Wisconsin Builders Association Capitol Conference Madison, WI
4-3 31 30 3/1998 Governor's Conference on Tourism Madison, WI
4-3 31 10 4/13/1998 Awards presentation for UW-Platteville Men’s Basketball Team winning the Wisconsin Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (WIAC) Championship Madison, WI
4-3 31 11 4/14/1998 Statewide Conference on Women’s Health  
4-3 31 12 4/24/1998 Horatio Alger awards ceremony  
4-3 31 13 4/28/1998 Electric Reliability signing at Monona Terrace Madison, WI
4-3 31 14 4/1998 Amtrak Hiawatha extension kick-off  

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4-3 31 15 5/1/1998 Kolbe and Kolbe ribbon-cutting Manawa, WI
4-3 31 16 5/13/1998 Dalai Lama’s visit to State Capitol Madison, WI
4-3 31 18 5/22/1998 Fox Valley Hmong-American Partnership Community Center dedication Appleton, WI
4-3 31 19 5/26/1998 Willow Flowage unveiling Oneida County, WI
4-3 31 20 5/27/1998 Press conference announcing All-time Record Low Unemployment for Wisconsin Madison, WI
4-3 31 21 5/27/1998 American Family Insurance groundbreaking Madison, WI
4-3 31 22 5/29/1998 Statehood Day Address ceremony Madison, WI
4-3 31 23 5/29/1998 State Commemorative Stamp unveiling Madison, WI
4-3 31 24 5/29/1998 Statehood Day poster and woodcarving presentations Madison, WI
4-3 31 25 5/29/1998 Statehood Day cake cutting Madison, WI
4-3 31 26 5/29/1998 Tour of Statehood Day Civil War encampment Madison, WI
4-3 31 17 5/30/1998 Sesquicentennial Gala Ball Madison, WI
4-3 31 27-28 6/1/1998 Announcement of candidacy for re-election Elroy, WI
4-3 31 29 6/2/1998 Budget Adjustment Act signing ceremony Delafield, WI
4-3 32 1 6/2/1998 Budget Adjustment Act press conference Green Bay, WI
4-3 32 2 6/2/1998 Bill signing: AB768 - Investment in Families Futures  

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4-3 32 3 6/5/1998 Interstate 94 early re-opening announcement Milwaukee, WI
4-3 32 4 6/8/1998 Proclamations and awards ceremonies in Governor's conference room Madison, WI
4-3 32 5 6/10/1998 Bill signing: AB278 - Violent crimes against the elderly Wittenberg, WI
4-3 32 27 6/13/1998 Harley-Davidson 95th Anniversary Milwaukee, WI
4-3 32 6 6/15/1998 Bill signing: AB351 - Truth in Sentencing Appleton, WI
4-3 32 7 6/15/1998 Bill signing at Rosendale School for sesquicentennial celebration Rosendale, WI
4-3 32 8 6/19/1998 4th Annual Harley-Davidson Riding Tour – departure from Wisconsin Madison, WI
4-3 32 9 6/19/1998 4th Annual Harley-Davidson Riding Tour – stop at Illinois State Capitol Springfield, IL
4-3 32 10 6/20/1998 4th Annual Harley-Davidson Riding Tour – stop at Indianapolis Motor Speedway Indianapolis, IN
4-3 32 11 6/21/1998 4th Annual Harley-Davidson Riding Tour – stop at Ohio State Capitol Columbus, OH
4-3 32 12 6/22/1998 4th Annual Harley-Davidson Riding Tour – stop at Pennsylvania State Capitol Harrisburg, PA
4-3 32 13 6/23/1998 4th Annual Harley-Davidson Riding Tour – from York, PA to Washington, D.C.  
4-3 32 14 6/23/1998 4th Annual Harley-Davidson Riding Tour – arrival at National Mall Washington, D.C.
4-3 32 15 6/23/1998 4th Annual Harley-Davidson Riding Tour – visit to Vietnam Veterans Memorial Washington, D.C.
4-3 32 16 6/24/1998 Sesquicentennial Folklife Festival Washington, D.C.
4-3 32 17 6/27/1998 Observatory Hill Natural Area dedication  
4-3 32 18 6/29/1998 Law Enforcement Memorial ceremony Madison, WI
4-3 32 19 6/1998 Royall High School Panthers’ victory in baseball championship  

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4-3 32 20 7/1/1998 Bill signings: SB 88, AB 505  
4-3 32 21 7/2/1998 Norske Skog groundbreaking ceremony Racine, WI
4-3 32 22 7/18/1998 United Negro College Fund/UNICEF Run Milwaukee, WI 
4-3 32 23 7/22/1998 Burlington Bypass announcement  
4-3 32 24 7/24/1998 Midwest Express Center grand opening Milwaukee, WI
4-3 32 25 7/27/1998 Year 2000 (Y2K) Countdown Event – Blue Ribbon Commission announcement  
4-3 32 28 7/28/1998 Press conference with Ernest Borgnine regarding Great Circus Parade  
4-3 32 26 7/1998 Festa Italiana Milwaukee, WI
4-3 33 1 7/1998 Sesquicentennial canoe trip  
4-3 33 2 7/1998 Re-election campaign Tailgate Party at Milwaukee Brewers baseball game Milwaukee, WI
4-3 33 3 7/1998 Election campaign fundraiser featuring Brett Favre & Barry Alvarez Milwaukee, WI
4-3 33 25 7/1998 Experimental Aviation Association (EAA) AirVenture Oshkosh, WI
4-3 33 26 7/1998 Visit to St. Croix Rod Company Park Falls, WI
4-3 33 4 8/1/1998 – 8/4/1998 National Governors Association (NGA) Annual Convention Milwaukee, WI
4-3 33 5 8/2/1998 Great Circus Parade Milwaukee, WI
4-3 33 6 8/7/1998 Touring flood damaged areas Sheboygan County, WI
4-3 33 7 8/8/1998 Lodi Library Run and Walk Lodi, WI 
4-3 33 8 8/15/1998 Leinenkugel’s Pure Water Days Races Chippewa Falls, WI 
4-3 33 27 8/19/1998 Campaign fundraiser Green Bay, WI
4-3 33 9 8/20/1998 Wisconsin Folklife Festival Madison, WI

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4-3 33 10 8/23/1998 Community Softball Game to begin annual Moving State Government Week Wausau, WI
4-3 33 11 8/24/1998 Adank Farm visit Stratford, WI
4-3 33 12 8/24/1998 Mosinee Main Street unveiling Mosinee, WI
4-3 33 13 8/24/1998 Local government and Chamber of Commerce reception Mosinee, WI
4-3 33 14 8/24/1998 Nina Day Care Center visit Wausau, WI
4-3 33 15 8/24/1998 TEACH Lab Tour and Demonstration Mosinee, WI
4-3 33 16 8/24/1998 Wausau Hmong Community Leaders – Mutual Assistance Association Wausau, WI
4-3 33 17 8/24/1998 Wear Max ribbon-cutting Wausau, WI
4-3 33 18 8/25/1998 Athens High School visit Athens, WI
4-3 33 19 8/25/1998 Church Mutual Insurance visit Merrill, WI
4-3 33 20 8/25/1998 Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) Presentation at Rondele Foods Merrill, WI
4-3 33 21 8/25/1998 Fish Farm Tour - White Pines Food  
4-3 33 22 8/25/1998 Plaque presentation at Greenheck Product Center Schofield, WI
4-3 33 23 8/25/1998 Rib Mountain State Park - Cookout with Friends Group  
4-3 33 24 8/25/1998 S.D. Ellenbecker groundbreaking ceremony and Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) Presentation Athens, WI
4-3 34 1 8/26/1998 River Edge Parkway announcement and Falls Bridge ribbon-cutting Wausau, WI
4-3 34 2 8/26/1998 Highway 29 Abbotsford Bypass celebration at Red Arrow Park Abbotsford, WI
4-3 34 3 8/26/1998 First Books Program announcement at Marathon County Public Library Wausau, WI

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4-3 34 4 8/27/1998 Fatherhood Initiative kick-off at Milwaukee County Zoo Milwaukee, WI
4-3 34 5 8/30/1998 Make-A-Wish Foundation Run Milwaukee, WI 
4-3 34 6 8/1998 Awards and presentations in Governor's conference room Madison, WI
4-3 34 7 9/4/1998 BadgerNet ribbon-cutting at TDS Telecom Madison, WI
4-3 34 8 9/4/1998 Special Olympics Torch Lighting Madison, WI
4-3 34 9 9/9/1998 Initiative on Building Tomorrow’s Workforce announcement at Tower Automotive Milwaukee, WI
4-3 34 10 9/14/1998 Phillips Plastics groundbreaking Hudson, WI
4-3 34 11 9/29/1998 Wisconsin Grocers Association (WGA) meeting at Monona Terrace Madison, WI
4-3 34 12 10/5/1998 Dedication of Ervin LaSage Unit Wolf River Bottoms Wildlife Area Ellington, WI
4-3 34 13 10/7/1998 Home Rule signing ceremony Madison, WI
4-3 34 14 10/19/1998 State Capitol Rotunda Rededication Madison, WI
4-3 34 15 10/21/1998 Department of Financial Institutions (DFI) Central City Initiative ribbon-cutting Milwaukee, WI
4-3 34 16 10/21/1998 Glass Ceiling Governor’s Diamond Awards  
4-3 34 17 10/1998 Latinos United for Political Action (LUPA) rally  
4-3 34 18 11/25/1998 Gift ceremony for Governor-elect Jesse Ventura  
4-3 34 19 12/2/1998 Visit to U.S. Army Base Wiesbaden, Germany

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4-3 34 20 1998 Bikers for Tommy Thompson campaign rally  
4-3 34 21 1998 Bill signings away from State Capitol  
4-3 34 22 1998 Bill signings or proclamation signings in Governor's conference room Madison, WI
4-3 34 23 1998 Black Masons visit State Capitol Madison, WI
4-3 34 24 1998 Excavation near south wing of State Capitol building Madison, WI
4-3 34 25 1998 Filing candidacy papers for re-election  
4-3 34 26 1998 Governor’s Club campaign event Delafield, WI
4-3 34 27 1998 Governor’s Club event at Executive residence Maple Bluff, WI
4-3 34 28 1998 Hmong Noodle Wrap award presentation  
4-3 34 29 1998 Investiture of Judge in Angela Bartell's chambers Dane County, WI
4-3 35 1-2 1998 Labor Union Workers election campaign rally at Miller Park Milwaukee, WI
4-3 35 3 1998 Marquette Dental School Milwaukee, WI
4-3 35 4 1998 Meetings with visitors in Governor's office Madison, WI
4-3 35 5 1998 Public appearances away from State Capitol  

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4-3 35 6-7 1998 Re-election campaign fundraiser featuring Mario Andretti  
4-3 35 8 1998 Re-election campaign parade Ozaukee County, WI
4-3 35 9 1998 Re-election campaign parade  
4-3 35 10 1998 Re-election campaign rallies - various  
4-3 35 11 1998 Re-election campaign signs and apparel  
4-3 35 12 1998 Re-election campaign staff and workers  
4-3 35 13 1998 Re-election campaign tour of Elroy, WI Elroy, WI
4-3 35 14 1998 Re-election campaigning in Ripon, WI Ripon, WI 
4-3 35 15 1998 Re-election endorsement by Law Enforcement personnel  
4-3 35 16 1998 School choice event at St. Joan Antida High school  
4-3 35 17 1998 Spring briefing  
4-3 35 18 1998 Tour of Turkey Store Barron, WI
4-3 35 19 1998 Wisconsin Counties Association (WCA) Sesquicentennial Gala featuring Governor Numata from Chiba Prefecture, Japan  
4-3 35 20 1998 Visit to Milwaukee Job Center W-2 Agency Milwaukee, WI
4-3 35 21 1998 Meeting with Ralph and Alice Schulz  
4-3 35 22 1998 Tourism Conference Sponsorship Awards  
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