Joseph McCarthy | Photograph | Wisconsin Historical Society


Joseph McCarthy


Senator Joseph R. McCarthy speaking.


Image ID: 8006

Creation Date: 1951-04-08 ca.

Creator Name: Unknown



State: Wisconsin

Collection Name: Joseph McCarthy photographs and ephemera, circa 1947-1957

Genre: Photograph

Original Format Type: photographic print, b&w

Original Format Number: PH 6022.1

Original Dimensions: 8 x 5 inches


Although unidentified, the photograph probably documents an appearance in Fort Atkinson as the image was donated by the Hoard Museum located in that city. At Fort Atkinson, McCarthy charged that a "close relative" of an editor of the Milwaukee Journal and two members of the paper's staff had contributed funds to the Alger Hiss defense fund.


Clothing and dress


Indoor photography

Intellectual life





Political science


Public speaking

Suits (Clothing)


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