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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...

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

Manuscript

Election Results

Date: 1852 

Description: Canvass of the results for various village offices, April 6, 1852.

Date: 1960-10-23 

Description: View of audience at a rally for John F. Kennedy for president.

Date: 1980 

Description: Four smiling young Cubans with petitions for camp nomination elections. Photographs made on July 4, 1980, by Archibald of Cuban refugees who had arrived as...

Date: 1989-02-21 

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

Date: 1960-03-31 

Description: Governor Orville Freeman of Minnesota (left) chats with Wisconsin Governor Gaylord Nelson before a Freeman press conference in Nelson's office. Freeman is...

Photograph

John Bohn

Date:  

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...

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: 1964 

Description: Campaign poster with black and white head shot of Lyndon Baines Johnson that reads "LBJ For The USA".

Date:  date unknown

Description: Republican Harold Stassen giving a speech on a stage in Milwaukee during his campaign for the Republican nomination.

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: 1962-10 ca.

Description: Members of United Packinghouse Workers Union Local 783 voting on the contract with the Swift Company.

Photograph

Poll Workers

Date: 1992-11-03 

Description: "Poll workers at Theresa."

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: 1972-10 ca.

Description: Poster encouraging young people to vote in the 1972 presidential election. Text reads, "Maybe they gave you the right to vote because they thought you'd ne...

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: 1940 

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

Date: 1924-11 

Description: Robert M. La Follette, Sr. speaking to a large crowd from the Wisconsin State Capitol steps. This speech marked the end of his independent campaign for the...

Date: 1958 

Description: Mother and small son in voting booth, with the child squatting on the floor and peeking out beneath the curtain.

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