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Date: 1978 

Description: Ballot box collects the vote by absentee ballot in the City County building.

Date: 1856 

Description: Engravings of the Presidential and Vice-Presidential candidates from the Democratic, Republican and Know Nothing parties for the Tuesday, November 4th, 185...

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Tattered Flag

Date: 1978-09-09 

Description: View of tattered flag at the Marquette Middle School Polling Place.

Read about how Madison was chosen the capitol city during the first Wisconsin territorial convention

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NLRB Election

Date: 1951-08 

Description: Organizers for the United Packinghouse Workers of America hand out leaflets concerning an upcoming National Labor Relations Board election to be held at th...

Date: 1864 

Description: An Unconditional Union ticket printed in Indiana in 1864 in support of the candidacy of Abraham Lincoln and Andrew Johnson. The support for Lincoln's prose...

Date: 1948-11-02 

Description: A large group of University of Wisconsin foreign students question Madison city clerk, A.W. Bareis, after observing a national election at Washington Schoo...

Date: 1950 

Description: For a 1950 election, the United Packinghouse Workers Union sponsored a free bus to transport people to the voter registration site.

Date: 1952-09-25 

Description: Ohio Republican Senator Robert A. Taft and his convention floor manager, Madison's Thomas E. Coleman, are shown at Truax municipal airport standing by the...

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Mary Frances Davis

Date: 1944-01-24 

Description: Mary Frances Davis (Mrs. Dudley H. Davis), Vice-Chair of the Wisconsin Wilkie-for-President Committee and also Vice-Chair of the Dane County Republican Org...

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Byrnes' Balloons

Date: 1962 

Description: Boy holds up balloons for Congressman Byrnes during his 1962 campaign.

Date: 1894 

Description: The Republican State Ticket with portraits of each man. In the center is William H. Upham who won the election and was Wisconsin's Governor from 1895 thru...

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I Like Ike

Date: 1956-11-10 

Description: Bet winner and Eisenhower supporter Edwin L. Warner enjoys his payoff from bet loser and Adlai Stevenson backer John Shaat, as Shaat tows Warner along the...

Date: 1944-05-26 

Description: Delbert J. Kenny, Republican from West Bend, filing nomination papers for governor with Gaige E. Roberts, Chief of the Wisconsin Election and Records Divis...

Date: 1948-10-12 

Description: Pictured are Miss Emily P. Dodge, at left, and Mrs. Edwin B. (Elizabeth Anne) Logan, at right, both attorneys at Farmers' Mutual Automobile Insurance Compa...

Date: 1889 

Description: Ticket for the inauguration of President Benjamin Harrison. This ticket belonged to William Freeman Vilas of Wisconsin, the Secretary of the Interior. The...

Date: 1973 

Description: Poster promoting Judy Greenspan for school board. Her platform includes: passage of the high school bill of rights, an end to discriminatory practices agai...

Date: 1948-11-02 

Description: WENR in Chicago broadcasts the first live national television presidential election returns when Truman upset Dewey.

Date: 1865 

Description: Invitation to the Presidential Inaugural Ball that celebrated the re-election of Abraham Lincoln, together with Andrew Johnson, who succeeded to the Presid...

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Saving Rent Control

Date: 1949-09-04 

Description: Emma Milton (left) of Omaha, a member of United Packinghouse Workers Union local 60, is seen here circulating a petition to save the rent control institute...

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