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Description: Elevated view of a gymnasium that has been converted into a place where citizens can vote on election day.
Description: President Harry S. Truman holds up the newspaper which has the headline that mistakenly reports "Dewey Defeats Truman".
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...
Description: Members of the United Packinghouse Workers of America employed at the Jones company in Fort Atkinson, Wisconsin, celebrate after an election victory.
Description: Volunteers who will staff five special voters registration centers during "Register and Vote week" are shown being sworn in by City Clerk Al W. Bareis at l...
Description: Democrat Patrick J. Lucey (center) celebrating his election as governor of Wisconsin with Martin Schreiber (left), his running mate, and Senator William Pr...
Description: Victor Johnston (right) state manager of the Stassen-for-President campaign presenting nomination papers for fifteen of the Republican National Convention...
Description: New York Governor Nelson Rockefeller is greeted by two former governors of Wisconsin at the Madison Municipal Airport. The potential presidential candidate...
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.
Description: Mother and small son in voting booth, with the child squatting on the floor and peeking out beneath the curtain.
Description: Taken as a possible campaign photograph, this is a picture of Mayor John Bohn, who replaced Carl Zeidler when he left for World War II. Bohn was then reele...
Description: A view of the crowds at an election. The crowd, mostly women, stand in front of the post office. A sign says "God Made the Water." Printed in the bottom...
Description: Acting Madison City Manager George Forster signs a proclamation designating the week of August 14 as Voters' Registration week. Watching are, left to righ...
Date: 1964 ca.
Description: Several men sit in front of a large sign supporting Lyndon B. Johnson's 1964 presidential campaign.
Description: The Democratic convention, with Harry S. Truman and Adlai Stevenson standing at a podium.
Description: 1860 Presidential Democratic ticket headed by John C. Breckenridge (it should be spelled Breckinridge), and the vice-president, Joseph Lane, that was distr...
Description: The Clear Lake election board inside the town hall.
Date: 1956 ca.
Description: Close-up view of a women's hand touching a ballot machine with names of candidates from the 1956 Wisconsin election.
Description: Governor and Mrs. Rennebohm casting their ballots at their home precinct in Maple Bluff. The governor was a candidate in that primary election.
Description: Campaign poster for Joseph R. McCarthy's campaign for circuit judge. McCarthy was considered an underdog in this race, but he campaigned successfully by dr...
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