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Date: 1944-03 

Description: Republican Presidential candidate Wendell Willkie with Lawrence J. Brody (R-La Crosse), and Foster B. Porter (R-Bloomington), during Willkie's 1944 campaig...

Date: 1965-07 

Description: Image of a billboard near a road taken by a civil rights volunteer. A man stands in front of the billboard across the road.

"'Martin Luther King at Comm...

Date: 1971-09 

Description: Enlarged version of a mocking "warning card" to be placed in railroad trains, buses, streetcars, and other public forums. Warning reads, "Beware! Young and...

Date: 1918 

Description: Campaign poster for Judge C.E. Randall. The poster features Uncle Sam holding up a sheet of paper with the quarter-length portrait of the candidate printed...

Poster

Register

Date: 1944 

Description: Poster of a man's arm with his shirt sleeve pushed up. He is holding a yellow card in his fingers with the text, "The Ballot is a power in your hands. Use...

Date: 1956 

Description: Campaign Poster for Adlai Stevenson. Adlai Ewing Stevenson II (February 5, 1900--July 14, 1965) was an American politician, noted for his intellectual deme...

Date: 1958 ca.

Description: Nelson talks with a gentleman at a campaign booth, at the State Fair, during his run for Governor. In the background there are several campaign signs endor...

Date: 1935 ca.

Description: Poster promoting the election of Progressive candidates. It reads Vote Progressive, "Keep Wisconsin Famous" --Phil La Follette

Date: 1976 

Description: Political poster urging citizens to "Demonstrate No Confidence" in neither the Democrats nor the Republicans. The poster has a cartoon of the Republican el...

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Description: A carte-de-visite of a political display about President Grant utilizing posters and potatoes.

Photograph

People on Sidewalk

Date: 1962 ca.

Description: People walk down the street near a railroad crossing sign and a large brick building with a sign for Modern Tire Recappers. A law enforcement officer stand...

Date: 1922 

Description: Poster for "Democratic Candidates Kept Off the Ticket" for "Election Tuesday Nov. 7, 1922." Candidates and their photos include: Joseph R. Pfiffner, Emil T...

Date: 1968-01-19 

Description: Protesters, members of the Milwaukee Americans for Freedom, demonstrate against presidential candidate Eugene McCarthy and in favor of the Vietnam war.

Date: 1946-07-03 

Description: Three men, members of the University of Wisconsin Immel for Governor club. They are looking at a campaign brochure promoting Ralph Immell while standing in...

Wisconsin World War II Stories: The Home Front

Have your students examine the role of the media during wartime by examining programs, films, and ads using NARA analysis techniques

Date: 1848 

Description: A campaign poster for Free Soil Party candidates Martin Van Buren and Charles Francis Adams for President and Vice-President. Above is the American eagle,...

Date:  date unknown

Description: American Nazi protesting the rights of African Americans.

Date:  date unknown

Description: Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee poster depicting an African American man in a straw hat and overalls seated in front of a weathered building. Tex...

This image gallery depicts Madison, Wisconsin, as a hub of dynamic social, political and cultrual change from the 1960s through the mid-1970s.

Photograph

Buy Bonds!

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Description: Display that advertises the sale of U.S. Savings Bonds through the Payroll Savings Plan or the Bond-a-Month-Plan. Wisconsin State Governor Walter J. Kohler...

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