McCarthy's Second Campaign
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Campaign poster for Joseph R. McCarthy's campaign for circuit judge. McCarthy was considered an underdog in this race, but he campaigned successfully by drawing attention to the incumbent's age. At age 30 McCarthy was Wisconsin's youngest circuit judge. The judicial race was officially non-partisan, but it was well-known that two years before when McCarthy ran for district attorney he was an active Democrat.
Image ID: 48258
Creation Date: 1939
Creator Name: Unknown
Collection Name: Joseph McCarthy photographs and ephemera, circa 1947-1957
Original Format Type: prints, photomechanical
Original Format Number: PH 6022(3)
Original Dimensions: 10.75 x 15 inches
Original donated by Urban Van Susteren.
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