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Date: 2000 

Description: Framed assortment of political campaign buttons for George W. Bush and running mate Dick Cheney, and Al Gore and running mate Joe Lieberman. Three of the b...

Historical Object

Houdini Award

Date: 1941 ca.

Description: The Houdini Award, an album, presented to Madison magician Ben Bergor by the Houdini Club of Wisconsin. Because Bergor won the award three years in success...

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Description: An unhappy majority
some of whom voted for frivolous reasons
reflected the north/south split

In their nascent paranoia, they preached their vi...

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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: 1936 ca.

Description: Badge for the Wisconsin Beekeepers Association 58th Annual Convention at the Hotel Retlaw in Fond du Lac, Wisconsin. October 29, 30, 1936. Courtesy of Ruep...

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Description: Six assorted presidential political campaign buttons for Bill Clinton, Al Gore and Bob Dole. One button is green and yellow (or gold), and has an oval shap...

Historical Object

Paris Exposition Fan

Date: 1878 

Description: A handheld fan made of wood and cloth. This fan depicts the event it was made to commemorate — the 1878 Exposition Universelle held in Paris, France. The f...

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Description: Even the slow, dry, hungry engines,
digging
what would be the best of times,
cannot help but leave behind them
a restlessness unchanging as bef...

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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...

Date: 1901-11-14 ca.

Description: Certificate appointing Y.W. Webb to Aide-de-Camp of the Grand Army of the Republic on November 14, 1901.

Historical Object

Twelve-Panel Vanderbilt List

Date:  date unknown

Description: Outside of twelve-panel folding "scroll." A master list of 24-8.5 x 11 sheets of handwritten or typed paper, detailing physical or thematic ways to categor...

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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...

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Description: A one-sided badge with the words "I'm From Green Bay Wis." printed on it.

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Description: Five assorted rectangular presidential political campaign buttons for Bill Clinton, Hillary Clinton, and Al Gore. One button is white with a blue stripe th...

Date: 1972 ca.

Description: Blue and white plastic bag, promoting George McGovern for president, printed with the words: "President McGovern, '72."

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Description: Page from Sue Ann Hackett Blue Album displaying photograph and object. The outdoor portrait is of Sue Ann Hackett in her first-prize Daniel Boone costume,...

Date: 1968 

Description: Framed assortment of political campaign buttons for Richard Nixon and running mate Spiro Agnew, and Hubert Humphrey and running mate Edmund Muskie. Several...

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Description: Nixon-Lodge letterhead which displays a flag, and head and shoulder portraits of Richard Nixon and Henry Lodge which reads: "Californians for Nixon-Lodge."

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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."

Date: 1902-09-20 ca.

Description: Certification appointing George W. Webb to Assistant Inspector of the Grand Army of the Republic, Madison, Wisconsin Post.

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