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Date: 1860 

Description: 1860 Presidential Democratic ticket headed by John C. Breckenridge (it should be spelled Breckinridge), and the vice-president, Joseph Lane, that was distr...

Photograph

Philleo Nash

Date: 1958 

Description: Life on the campaign trail with Philleo Nash, in front of the Philleo Nash Rambler, greeting young supporters. Nash was running as the Democratic candidate...

Date: 1908-02 

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...

Date: 1901-01-21 before

Description: Back and front covers of the ninth dinner of the Six O'Clock Club, an organization that met several times a season to hear speakers on various civic issues...

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: 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...

A Dishonest Democrat and a Radical Republican

Learn about the election that was so close that Wisconsin briefly had two governors until one was exposed for tampering with ballots.

Date: 1908 ca.

Description: A view of the crowds, standing in the street, on a green space, and in front of buildings. A wagon in the foreground holds a sign that says :Get on the Wa...

Date: 1894 

Description: The Republican State Ticket with portraits of each man. In the center is William H. Upham who won the election and was Wisconsin's Governor from 1895 thru...

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: 1876-07-08 

Description: Political cartoon for presidential campaign. The cartoon depicts the artist rejoicing over the nomination of Hayes and the declaration of republican princi...

Date: 1958 

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

Date: 1964-09-22 

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

Date: 1948-03-02 

Description: Victor Johnston (right) state manager of the Stassen-for-President campaign presenting nomination papers for fifteen of the Republican National Convention...

Date: 1960-06-16 

Description: The 17th session of Badger Girls State got under way with opening exercises at the University of Wisconsin Commerce Building.

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: 1956-02-22 

Description: Margaret Johnson and Betty Hancock, members of the League of Women Voters, display a poster announcing a public meeting where candidates for mayor, 20th wa...

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: 1957-03-27 

Description: Two U.W. Milwaukee coeds stopped at the city garage to help employees place "Be alert — VOTE!" bumper stickers on city vehicles. Miss Nancy Breske is apply...

Date: 1961-04-04 

Description: "We Saw You Performing Civic Duty" at the Fire Station. A voter checks in before voting at the 19th Ward poll. He is at the head of a long line of voters....

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