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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: 1989-02-21 

Description: Seven men wait for the polls to open Tuesday morning at the New Berlin Administration Building.

Date: 1952 

Description: A two-sided, antisemitic card featuring "Ikie" Eisenhower on the left (with "IKIE" below) and a caricature of a Jewish man on the right (with "US" below)....

Wisconsin Historical Museum Object – Feature Story

Bandana featuring music score for campaign song "We Want Teddy," used at a Milwaukee campaign rally for Theodore Roosevelt, 1912. (Museum object #1970.204)

Photograph

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...

Date: 1924 

Description: Political poster promoting Calvin Coolidge and Charles Dawes for president and vice-president. On the left side are two flags, "Old Glory" and "The Red Fla...

Date: 1948-07-20 

Description: Election financial statements of Ralph M. Immell, non-partisan candidate for governor.

Date: 1986-10-05 

Description: Long before Governor Earl conceded the race, some backers celebrated at his campaign party in Madison.

Date: 1915 ca.

Description: Campaign poster for Victor Berger (1860-1929), U.S. Senatorial campaign. The poster was used by Berger, Socialist candidate for the U.S. Senate in the camp...

Date: 1948-11 

Description: President Harry S. Truman holds up the newspaper which has the headline that mistakenly reports "Dewey Defeats Truman".

Date: 1946-08-16 

Description: Governor Walter S. Goodland (left) and Circuit Judge Joseph R. McCarthy (right), Republican nominees for governor and senator, exchanging promises of suppo...

Date: 1956-10-06 

Description: Atty. Gen. Vernon W. Thomson, GOP gubernatorial candidate, poses with his long-time friend, movie and television actor Dennis Morgan. Morgan was one of the...

Photograph

Village Election

Date: 1974 

Description: "Gordon Neitzel keeps tabs on a village election."

Date: 1948-03-02 

Description: Victor Johnston (right) state manager of the Stassen-for-President campaign presenting nomination papers for fifteen of the Republican National Convention...

Date: 1948-09-21 

Description: Governor and Mrs. Rennebohm casting their ballots at their home precinct in Maple Bluff. The governor was a candidate in that primary election.

Date: 1938 

Description: A poster promoting campaign supplies that could be ordered with a candidate's name printed on it. The items include: cloth signs, posters, window cards, kn...

Learn about the election that was so close that Wisconsin briefly had two governors until one was exposed for tampering with ballots.

Photograph

Ballot Machine

Date: 1956 ca.

Description: A ballot machine with names of candidates from the 1956 Wisconsin election.

Date: 1949-06-24 

Description: Portrait of Mrs. Joseph R. Farrington, Washington D.C., president of the National Federaton of Women's Republican Clubs, in her suite at the Hotel Loraine.

Date: 1918 ca.

Description: Campaign poster for Victor Berger (1860-1929), U.S. Senatorial campaign. This large poster documents Berger's campaign for United States Senate in a spec...

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