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A Poem of Sid Boyum 1913-1991

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Description: A poem expressing Sid's passionate attitude towards his life, nature and art with a drawing of a fish at the bottom. This probably served as Sid's memorial...
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"A Tax Payer . . ."

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Description: Black letters on white, text reads: "A Tax Payer Living Off Tax Payers."
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"Debate? I Want a Tax Rebate"

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Description: Written in thick red letters, text reads: "Debate? I want a tax rebate."
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"I Did Not Vote For Inflation"

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Description: Text in large red letters reads" "I did not vote for inflation."
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"Festival of the Snakes"

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Description: Color caricature of a man, with one eye shut, and the other eye bloodshot, wearing a black hat and black overcoat, and signed: "Sid Boyum." In the top left...
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"It's Difficult to Soar with Eagles . . ."

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Description: Political poster with text that reads: "It's Difficult to Soar with Eagles When You Work with Turkeys."
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"Vote Homesteaders Out — Out of Congress."

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Description: Long narrow poster for term limits with red letters on white which reads: "Vote Homesteaders Out — Out of Congress."
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"Maybe You'd Like to Debate With Brother Billy"

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Description: Caricature of President Jimmy Carter with the text: "Maybe You'd Like to Debate with Brother Billy."
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"Our Hero Heiden"

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Description: Text in bold red letters reads: "Our Hero Heiden." Poster is referencing ice skaters Eric and Beth Heiden.
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"If Everybody Was a Politician . . ."

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Description: In red letters on white board, text reads: "If Everybody was a Politician Who Would Do the Work."
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"The Nice Thing about Trying to Make an Honest Living . . ."

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Description: Written in large red letters the text reads: "The nice thing about trying to make an honest living is that there isn't much competition."
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Badger Backer Poster

Date: 1984
Description: Silk-screen print of University of Wisconsin-Madison mascot, Bucky Badger, in red ink on white paper. Bucky is running, and is wearing a striped sweater an...
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It's a Dog's Life!

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Description: A group of men and women with their tongues hanging out of their mouths are running low to the ground on all fours, kicking up dust. There are dollar signs...
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Schenks Atwood

Date: 1981
Description: Mock-up poster for the "Schenk's-Atwood Revitalization Association." At the top it reads: "Schenks Atwood" in red ink on a yellow background. Below that ar...
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Jimmy Carter Caricature

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Description: Black-line head-and-shoulders caricature of President Jimmy Carter, with over-sized grin. Text reads: "But - I am my brother's keeper."
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"Opinions Are Like Aholes . . ."

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Description: Text in large red lettering reads: "Opinions Are Like Aholes, Everybody Has One!" over an amorphous shape of a person's rear end.
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Ohio Tavern Picnic Poster

Date: 1980
Description: Poster for Ohio Tavern Picnic. Lettering in red text, among yellow circles, reads: "1980 Ohio Picnic, Aug.17, Lake Edge Park, Bring a Dish to Pass." At bot...
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"One Term Once"

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Description: Text in large red and black letters reads: "One term once" 'Entrenched politicians' (underlined) is not good democracy. With one term, more people become i...
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"The Wisconsin legislature ... drinking age . . ."

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Description: Black letters on white, text reads: "The Wisconsin legislature should pass a bill raising their drinking age above 50 years of age."
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"Politics, A Stud Farm for Jackasses"

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Description: Black on white cartoon head of a laughing bull. In large red and black letters the text reads: "Politics is a stud farm for jackasses."

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