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Political Campaigns of the Past - Image Gallery Essay

1850-2009
Photographs of political campaign techniques of the past.
Historical Essay

Madison People's Poster and Propaganda Collection - Image Gallery Essay

This image gallery depicts Madison, Wisconsin, as a hub of dynamic social, political and cultrual change from the 1960s through the mid-1970s.
Historical Essay

Documenting Political Campaigns in the Moment - Image Gallery Essay

Candidates on the Road
Documenting Political Campaigns in the Moment - Image Gallery Essay
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Political Maverick William Proxmire - Image Gallery Essay

View this image collection of the Wisconsin Democratic Senator William Proxmire.
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Visual Materials Subject Overview

Learn about the wide range of visual materials subjects available to view both online and in our Archives
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Documenting the Mississippi Freedom Democratic Party - Image Gallery Essay

View images produced by the Mississippi Freedom Democratic Party, while they were challenging a white, supremacist delegation.
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Images of the Underground - Image Gallery Essay

Underground Newspapers of the 1960s and 1970s
Images of the Wisconsin Historical Society's collection of underground newspapers.
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Remembering McCarthy - Image Gallery Essay

A Visual Biography, 1908-1957
Learn about the four years Senator Joseph McCarthy held the nation in his grasp with his anti-Communist rhetoric.
Historical Essay

Documenting the Struggle for Farmworker Justice - Image Gallery Essay

Photographer David Giffey Captures Details of Migrant Worker Life
Learn about migrant worker life in Wisconsin and Texas captured by Wisconsin-born photojournalist David Giffey.
Historical Essay

Carrie Chapman Catt - Image Gallery Essay

Carrie Chapman Catt: A Life of Service
View Carrie Chapman Catt's glass lantern slides from her travels as an activist for women's rights and world peace.
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Commemorating 50 Years of Integration - Image Gallery Essay

Images relating to Daisy Bates, former Arkansas NAACP President
View photographs from the collection of Daisy Bates, an American civil rights activist, publisher and writer.
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Up in Smoke: The Story of the 1904 Wisconsin State Capitol Fire - Image Gallery Essay

Learn more about the 1904 fire that destroyed the third Wisconsin State Capitol.
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Edmund Eisenscher's Milwaukee Union Photographs - Image Gallery Essay

View Edmund Eisenscher's photographs of the personal and work life of Milwaukee union members from 1938-1956

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