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Ban DDT

Date:  date unknown

Description: Bumper sticker featuring a skull and crossbones supporting a ban on DDT.

Historical Object

FDR Campaign Pin

Date: 1936 

Description: Campaign button for Franklin Delano Roosevelt, with Roosevelt's image at the center and the phrase "Carry on with Roosevelt" around the outer edge.

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Description: A bumper sticker that reads: "Join Now! '84" and "Reagan Busters" with a caricature of Ronald Reagan with a surprised look on his face superimposed with a...

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Oscar Meyer Banjo-Ukulele

Date:  date unknown

Description: A banjo-ukulele with the words "Oh, I Wish I Were... An Oscar Meyer Wiener..." on the body of the instrument. It was used by Richard Trentlage in the first...

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Description: Red, white and blue bumper sticker, with a white star, and red and white curved stripes, that reads: "Mondale/Ferraro."

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Description: Three bumper stickers supporting Richard Nixon, from non-republican parties. The top bumper sticker is black with orange text and reads: "I'm a Democrat fo...

Date: 1885-07-23 

Description: Mourning Badge with the image of Ulysses S. Grant.

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...

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50 Years — Green Bay Packers

Date: 1971 

Description: Pin celebrating 50 years of Green Bay Packers football. There is a picture of a Packer helmet on the pin.

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Description: Presidential political campaign ephemera for Ronald Reagan. This handcut heart-shaped political sign is red, white, and blue with a black and white headsho...

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Description: Framed assortment of buttons in support of Wendell Willkie (1940), Thomas Dewey and running mate John Bricker (1944), and Thomas Dewey and running mate Ear...

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...

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Description: Two bumper stickers for Richard Nixon. The top bumper sticker is white with a blue border and red text that reads: "Nixon Happy Motoring!," with a double c...

Date: 1972 ca.

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

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Description: First-rate minds to write books, guide the young and lead the nation
but the target runs close to the ground

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-...

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Description: Three bumper stickers. The top bumper sticker has white text on a blue background and reads: "McGovern'72." The middle bumper sticker has white type on a b...

Date: 1899 ca.

Description: Mosaic in the south lobby floor of the Wisconsin Historical Society. This design, dating from 1502, was the mark of Aldus Manutius, the head of the printer...

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Description: Framed assortment of presidential campaign buttons. A majority of them support Franklin D. Roosevelt throughout his four terms. A few others support Harry...

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Description: A bumper sticker for Nelson Rockefeller, with white text over a red and blue background, reads: "Win with Rockefeller for President."

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