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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...

Date: 1864-11-08 

Description: Democratic Ticket for the 1864 Presidential election. General George B. McClellan was the candidate for President, running against Abraham Lincoln.

Date: 1864-11-08 

Description: The National Union Ticket. National Union Party was the name the Republican Party used in 1864 to attract War Democrats who would not vote for the Republic...

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: 1964-09-22 

Description: Three young men displaying some campaign materials outside their own GOP headquarters in a garage at 8608 W. Meinecke Avenue in Wauwatosa. They are, from l...

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...

Learn about Robert M. La Follette's significant role in establishing the direct primary elections in Wisconsin.

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Byrnes' Balloons

Date: 1962 

Description: Boy holds up balloons for Congressman Byrnes during his 1962 campaign.

Date: 1912 

Description: Official Primary ballot Tuesday September, 1912. City of Madison-Tenth Ward for the Democratic Party.

Date: 1960-12-30 

Description: Portrait of the new officers of the West Side Kiwanis Club. The installing officer, Glen Pound, leutenant governor of the Kiwanis Capitol division, is sho...

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: 1908 ca.

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

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John Bohn

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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...

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Description: Framed assortment of buttons in support of Wendell Willkie (1940), Thomas Dewey and running mate John Bricker (1944), and Thomas Dewey and running mate Ear...

Date: 1878 

Description: This map shows ward boundaries in red, as well as counties, communities, rivers, lakes, Lake Michigan, and Lake Superior. The bottom left corner includes a...

Date: 1924 

Description: View of Robert M. La Follette, Sr., at the voting booth in Maple Bluff, Wisconsin at the conclusion of his independent, third-party Presidential campaign.

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Stan Lesar

Date: 1956-02-27 

Description: Stan Lesar, laboratory manager at the American Scientific Laboratories and an immigrant from Yugoslavia, looks forward to voting for the first time in the...

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...

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

Date: 1961-04-04 

Description: "We Saw You Performing Civic Duty" at Midvale School. A voter is shown studying a sample ballot at the 1961 spring election.

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