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Historical Essay

Politics and Elections — Image Gallery Essay

A Record in Documents and Pictures

Politics and Elections — Image Gallery Essay | Wisconsin Historical Society
Ballot box collects the vote by absentee ballot in the City County building.

Ballot Box at the City-County Building, 1978

View the original source document: WHI 25344

The Wisconsin Historical Society preserves a detailed record of American politics. Photographs and documents capture protests, candidates seeking votes, major political issues, and average citizens exercising their right to vote. Collections from the State Archives and historical records of groups and individuals document political parties and the ideas of politicians and political movements. Library materials contain books and articles about the American political experience.

The links below will take you to pictures and posters from our image collections.