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Photograph

Election Board

Date: 1925-09 

Description: The Clear Lake election board inside the town hall.

Date: 1914 ca.

Description: Poster entitled, "Put the Polls in the Schools", with one photograph showing former location of voting booth and five photographs showing current voting co...

Photograph

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...

Historical Essay

Punch Card Voting Device

Wisconsin Historical Museum Object – Feature Story

Votomatic punch card voting device used in Walworth County, Wisconsin, until 2000. (Museum object #2006.24.1)

Date: 1952 ca.

Description: A campaign picture of Democrat Henry Reuss with his sleeves rolled up in a factory talking to a foreman while an African-American worker looks on. This was...

Date:  date unknown

Description: A poster with an image of armed law enforcement officers surrounding a building during an election or voter education meeting. The text reads, "Voters Welc...

Date: 1954 

Description: A handout urging citizens to re-elect Republican candidate Michael Lombardi for Sheriff of Waukesha County. He was re-elected, and served the statutory lim...

Date: 1908 ca.

Description: La Follette political cartoon. La Follette and presidential candidates Root, Shaw, Taft, and Fairbanks at a fish pond.

Date: 1958-12-08 

Description: New officers of the Madison and suburban Junior Red Cross elementary council include Janet Ficken, president; Gary Herbeck, left, vice-president; Bill Bres...

Date: 1940 

Description: Bruce Barton in a large crowd during his 1940 campaign for election to the U.S. Senate.

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: 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: 1952-04-29 

Description: Election committee chairman of the Central High School Student Council election, Dave Thurman is shown at the left explaining the rules of the election to...

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)....

Date: 1952-11-05 

Description: Governor Walter J. Kohler, Jr. and Charlotte Kohler, listening to the radio, kept a close tabulation of state and national election returns Tuesday night a...

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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Description: Socialist Labor Party poster including photograph of Arthur E. Reimer ("For President") and Caleb Harrison ("For Vice-President"). There is also an arm and...

Date: 1960-10-17 

Description: Quarter-length portrait of Philip G. Kuehn. He was the Wisconsin Republican State Chairman from 1955 to 1958. In his first bid for governor, in 1960, he ne...

Date: 1948-11 

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

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Notice!!

Date: 1859-11-08 

Description: A campaign notice that corrects misinformation being circulated by the candidate's opponents. The text reads, "Notice!! To the Electors of the 8th Senatori...

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