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Vote for Industrial Freedom

Description: Poster for the Socialist Labor Party. The illustration depicts hands holding down a man's face to the "Economic Grindstone." The sleeves on the three arms...

Socialist Labor Party Poster

Description: Socialist Labor Party poster including photograph of Arthur E. Reimer ("For President") and Caleb Harrison ("For Vice-President"). There is also an arm and...

Mass Meeting for Socialist Labor Party

Date: 1879
Description: Poster publicizing a socialistic labor party mass meeting in New York.

Daniel DeLeon

Date: 1900
Description: Socialist Labor Party poster promoting Daniel DeLeon, as Governor of the State of New York.
Newspaper Article/Clipping

Open air lecture arranged by the Socialist Labor Party

Date: 1938-5-16
County: Rock
City: Janesville
Resource Description

About Our Labor Collection

See an overview of the Society's Labor Collection.

Socialism Graphic

Description: Drawing depicting a person sowing seeds in furrowed ground with a cityscape in the background. An arm and hammer appear in the sky superimposed on a sun-li...

Jenness & Pulley Campaign Poster

Date: October 1971
Description: Poster advocating Jenness and Pulley as Socialist party candidates for the White House, in the 1972 presidential elections. Features photograph of former S...

Writers Workshop at Highlander

Date: 1940
Description: A late 1930s early 1940s writers workshop at Highlander run by Leon Wilson. Charlie Ferguson, Editor, Reader's Digest, working with Mrs. Joe Kelly Stockt...

Eugene Debs and Victor Berger

Date: 1897
Description: Formal studio portrait of Eugene Debs and Victor Berger.
Historical Essay

Frank P. Zeidler — The Last Socialist to Run a Major American City

Learn how Frank Zeidler propelled social, economic and structural improvements in Milwaukee as America's last Socialist Mayor in 1948 - 1960.
Historical Essay

Zeidler, Frank (1912 – 2006)

Last Socialist to Run a Major American City
Learn about Milwaukee's third and last Socialist mayor. Read about the many improvements made to the city of Milwaukee under his leadership.
Historical Essay

Milwaukee Sewer Socialism

How Wisconsin Became America's Most Socialist State
Discover how Milwaukee, Wisconsin became America's first Socialist city.

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