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Date: 1959-12-15 

Description: New York Governor Nelson Rockefeller is greeted by two former governors of Wisconsin at the Madison Municipal Airport. The potential presidential candidate...

Date: 1959-04-13 

Description: Portrait of Robert Mixson, a 21-year-old University of Wisconsin student, at his swearing-in ceremony as a Justice of the Peace. A fraternity prank resulte...

Date: 1949-04-14 

Description: Bob Verberkmoes, an East High School student, who was elected the fourth East Side Youth Mayor in the annual election held at East High School.

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...


Description: Politician Carl Ziedler, who ran for mayor of Milwaukee. Gauer is quoted in his book Keeping Track of What Happened, "When Hollywood came out with p...

Date: 1881 

Description: Engraved invitation to the reception and promenade concert held in celebration of the election of President James A. Garfield (left) and Vice President Che...

Date: 1960 

Description: Campaigners for the 1960 Republican ticket of Richard M. Nixon for president and Henry Cabot Lodge for vice-president.


Delbert J. Kenny

Date: 1944-03-04 

Description: Delbert J. Kenny, Republican candidate for Governor of Wisconsin, running against the incumbent Democrat Walter S. Goodland.

Date: 1944 

Description: Campaign poster instructing voters how to write in Herbert J. Steffes for the office of Municipal Judge of Milwaukee County. He was appointed to serve the...

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: 1860 

Description: A damaged Republican Party ticket for the Racine County Wisconsin slate headed by Abraham Lincoln and Hannibal Hamlin. Also of note on the ticket is Congre...

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...

Date: 1986-10-05 

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

Brief descriptions and links to original documents created by CORE, SNCC, COFO, local residents, volunteers and opponents. Organized by topic

Date: 1942-10 

Description: Governor Julius P. Heil (1876-1949) speaks to Shawano High School students and others during his gubernatorial re-election campaign. He arrived during the...

Date: 1864-09-17 

Description: A political cartoon of President Abraham Lincoln holding a tiny General George McClellan in the palm of his hand. McClellan is carrying a spade. Lincoln is...

Newspaper Article/Clipping

Political Cartoon Comparing Platforms

Date: 1884 

Description: Political cartoon comparing the Democratic Platform with the Republican Platform. The cartoon (Democratic) on the left depicts a poor family wearing rags i...

Date: 1946-11-06 

Description: Joseph R. McCarthy in the home of friends Urban and Margery Van Susteren of Little Chute, on the morning after his election to the U.S. Senate. Van Sustere...

Date: 1930-11-04 

Description: Portrait of a smiling Philip F. La Follette, the younger son of Robert M. La Follette, Sr., on election night.

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...

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