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Newspaper Article/Clipping

Berger long a dynamo of the socialists

Date: 1929-7-17
County: Milwaukee
City: Milwaukee
Newspaper Article/Clipping

Socialists must find a leader to succeed Berger

Date: 1929-8-08
County: Milwaukee
City: Milwaukee
Newspaper Article/Clipping

M'Carthy's aid to be missed, socialists say

Date: 1921-3-30
County: Dane
City: Madison
Newspaper Article/Clipping

Noted leader of socialists struck down by streetcar

Date: 1929-7-17
County: Milwaukee
City: Milwaukee
Historical Essay

Milwaukee Sewer Socialism

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

World War I

The Struggles at Home
Discover the how American patriotism during World War I led to Xenophobia and fear of Germans.
Photograph

Eugene Debs and Victor Berger

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

George Nelson and Anna Mae Davis

Date: October 02 1934
Description: George A. Nelson, the Socialist candidate for governor of Wisconsin in the 1934 election, is seated with Anna Mae Davis, a Madison attorney and a local lea...
Historical Essay

Politics and Elections — Image Gallery Essay

A Record in Documents and Pictures
Discover the history of American politics through the Wisconsin Historical Society's images
Photograph

Victor Berger and Emil Seidel

Date: 
Description: Three-quarter length formal studio portrait of Victor Berger and Emil Seidel.
Poster

Keep America American

Date: 1924
Description: Political poster promoting Calvin Coolidge and Charles Dawes for president and vice-president. On the left side are two flags, "Old Glory" and "The Red Fla...
Classroom Material

Victor Berger, Milwaukee Socialists, and Civil Liberty

Conflict on the Homefront: Wisconsin During World War I
Learn more about Victory Berger by examing 1917 editorial selections from his newspaper, Milwaukee Leader
Poster

Vandalized Victor Berger Campaign Poster

Date: 1915
Description: Campaign poster for Victor Berger (1860-1929), U.S. Senatorial campaign. The poster was used by Berger, Socialist candidate for the U.S. Senate in the camp...
Historical Essay

Berger, Victor, 1860-1929

Symbol of Milwaukee Socialism
Learn about the man who was the symbol of Milwaukee Socialism. Read about his involvement in the newspaper business, politics, and his anti-war stance.
Property Record

716 LANGDON ST

Community: Madison
County: Dane
Historic Name: University of Wisconsin Armory and Gymnasium
Reference Number: 27456
Historical Essay

Victor Berger Campaign Banner

Wisconsin Historical Museum Object – Feature Story
United States Senate campaign banner for Milwaukee Socialist Congressman Victor L. Berger, April 1918. (Museum object #1992.168)
Poster

Victor Berger Campaign Poster

Date: 1918
Description: Campaign poster for Victor Berger (1860-1929), U.S. Senatorial campaign. This large poster documents Berger's campaign for United States Senate in a spec...

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