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Date: 1992 

Description: One presidential political campaign button for Bill Clinton. It has a blue background with a black and white portrait of President Harry S. Truman holding...

Date: 1984 ca.

Description: Three presidential political campaign bumper stickers for Ronald Reagan and George H.W. Bush. The top bumper sticker is white with blue and red text and a...

Date: 1984 ca.

Description: A presidential political campaign volunteer recruitment packet and handout papers for Ronald Reagan and George H.W. Bush in '84. One item within the packet...

Date: 1984 ca.

Description: Two blue and white presidential political campaign bumper stickers for Ronald Reagan. The top bumper sticker reads: "Start Building Vote Reagan." The botto...

Historical Object

McCarthy Match Book Cover

Date: 1951 ca.

Description: Match book cover distributed by the Superior Match Company of Chicago. The front cover says, "I like McCarthy and his Methods. I am with Joe McCarthy in...

Date: 1984 ca.

Description: Three presidential political campaign buttons for Ronald Reagan and George Bush. The top button reads: "Cubans for Reagan Bush '84." The middle button read...

Date: 1972 ca.

Description: Three bumper stickers for George McGovern and running mate Robert Shriver. The top bumper sticker is blue and white, and the middle bumper sticker is white...

Historical Object

Apollo 13 Patch

Date: 1972 ca.

Description: Mission patch design for Apollo 13. This patch was worn by Commander James A. Lovell, Jr., formerly of Milwaukee; John L. Swigert, Jr.; and Fred W Haise,...

Date: 1972 ca.

Description: Graphite pencil with red and blue text on white reading: "McGovern '72'."

Date: 1961-08-26 

Description: A ticket for the 12th Annual Midwest Shrine Game between the Green Bay Packers and the Chicago Bears. The game, which took place at Milwaukee County Stadiu...

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: Waukesha Lithia Spring Company Trade Card. Inside of the card has a description of the spring and the health benefits of drinking spring water.

Historical Object

Aloha Dinner Menu

Date: 1937-05-03 

Description: Menu for an Aloha Dinner on the Japanese passenger ship, M.S. Chichibu Maru, printed on a folding paper and bamboo hand fan, with painted blue irise...

Historical Object

The Joker

Date: 1901 

Description: Souvenir playing card out of a full deck from the Pan-American Exposition. This card is the Joker, it features a black and white official logo for the Pan-...

Date: 1984 ca.

Description: A pass with an attached string promoting a "Special Greeting Area" at the Capitol for Mondale and Ferraro on Friday, October 12 at noon.

Historical Object

Ron Kramer Bottle Cap

Date: 1964 

Description: Inside of Coke bottle cap with a head shot of NFL All Star offensive end Ron Kramer, #88.

Historical Object

Goldwater Freedom Dollar Coin

Date: 1964 

Description: Coin with an image of the Liberty Bell, surrounded by the words: "Goldwater Freedom Dollar, 100 American Common Sense, Major General, Photographer, Republi...

Historical Object

The Airship

Date: 1901 

Description: Souvenir playing card out of a full deck from the Pan-American Exposition. The Seven of Spades displays a drawing of "The Airship." A round building with a...

Date: 1964 ca.

Description: The poster includes a head and shoulders portrait of Goldwater, and reads, in part: "Goldwater Victory Rally, Rally Chairman Richard M. Nixon," "Madison Sq...

Date: 1984 ca.

Description: One presidential political campaign poster for Ronald Reagan and George Bush. One side displays numerous photographs of groups of people around a large ima...

Historical Object

FDR Campaign Pin

Date: 1936 

Description: Wisconsin campaign pin for Franklin Delano Roosevelt and John Nance Garner's 1936 run. It reads "Roosevelt Garner Club, Wisconsin."

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