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Poster

Fire Company

Date: 1857 ca.

Description: A lithographic portrait by Louis Kurz (1833-1921) of Madison Fire Engine Company #2 posed with a hand pumper and hose cart in front of the design of the ne...

Date: 1946-11-05 

Description: Campaign poster for Republican candidate Joseph R. McCarthy, for U.S. Senate from Wisconsin. His image is a painted portrait.

Date: 1972-03 ca.

Description: Diamond shaped, screen printed poster supporting George McGovern for United States President in the 1972 election. Includes the slogan, "The Farmer's Voice...

Date: 1970 

Description: Large calendar featuring a montage of "A Great American". Depicted faces include: Billy Graham, Ralph Abernathy, William Stanton, John Mitchell, Mickey Mou...

Date: 1970-10-28 ca.

Description: Poster advertising a weekend-long rally held October 30-November 1, 1970 at the University of Wisconsin-Madison campus. An illustrated soldier rests with h...

Date: 1978 ca.

Description: Poster for Democrat Midge Miller. The poster features cartoons of ordinary people all shouting "Midge Miller for Assembly."

Poster

Lesbian Love

Date: 1971 

Description: Handmade poster entitled "Lesbian Love". Announces gay sisters meetings at 10 Langdon Street and a women's party after the meeting. Objective is to plan fo...

Date: 1879 ca.

Description: Advertisement for the 1879 Wisconsin State Fair held at Camp Randall in Madison. The poster features a drawing of a hot air balloon and boasts of special...

Date: 1972 

Description: 1972 Campaign poster for Ed Muskie, American Democratic Senator and presidential hopeful. Close-up shot of his face, with the slogan, "Believe Muskie."

Date: 1972-10 ca.

Description: Poster encouraging young people to vote in the 1972 presidential election. Text reads, "Maybe they gave you the right to vote because they thought you'd ne...

Date: 1971-04 ca.

Description: Poster featuring a skeleton on horseback, carrying a banner that reads, "Apocalypse". A skyline of Madison appears beneath, on fire, with the phrase "Heral...

Date: 1971-02 ca.

Description: Poster advertising for recruiting events for the Peace Corps at the University of Wisconsin-Madison Memorial Union Play Circle lobby. Central quote reads,...

Date: 1948-08-13 

Description: Republican party primary campaign poster for Ralph M. Immell, who was running for governor. His quarter-length portrait appears near the top with his name...

Date: 1972 

Description: Poster encouraging young people to vote in the 1972 presidential election. Text reads, "Maybe they gave you the right to vote because they thought you'd ne...

Date: 1912-11 

Description: Campaign poster promoting Democrats for office in Wisconsin; for Congress, Assembly and Dane County. Each man has a quarter-length portrait with his name a...

Date: 1970-11-01 before

Description: Poster advertising in Madison for bus tickets to a Students for a Democratic Society (SDS) protest in Detroit, November 3, 1970. Stated topics included, "...

Date: 1971-04-20 ca.

Description: Poster promoting the Student Mobilization Committee and its goals to end the war in Southeast Asia. Features protesters tying down a caricatured figure of...

Date: 1972-05 ca.

Description: Campaign poster for the re-election of Richard Nixon. Slogan "Re-elect the President" appears on a large white push pin.

Date:  date unknown

Description: A poster encouraging voters to vote down the plan to discontinue plans for creation of the Monona Terrace.

Date: 1918 ca.

Description: Political placard that reads "St. John Fanatics and Shot-Gun Democrats Take Back Seats." Below that is a rule, then the text "The above is one of the motto...

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