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Voting Booths

Date: November 03 1992
Description: "Voting booths in Theresa."
Property Record


Community: Neenah
County: Winnebago
Historic Name: Fifth Ward Voting House
Reference Number: 63227

Fannie Lou Hamer

Description: Fannie Lou Hamer (1917 - 1977), an American voting rights activist and civil rights leader, visiting the Highlander Folk School.
Map or Atlas

Map of City's Wards in Madison, Wisconsin : To Guide Voters in Spring

Date: 1961
Description: Shows wards and voting precincts. Published in The Capital times: January 28, 1961.

Put the Polls in the Schools

Date: 1914
Description: Poster entitled, "Put the Polls in the Schools", with one photograph showing former location of voting booth and five photographs showing current voting co...

Rennebohm Voting

Date: April 1948
Description: Governor Oscar Rennebohm outside a voting booth at the Maple Bluff village hall. At the time, the Governor's Residence was located at 130 E. Gilman Street...

Strike Vote

Description: Members of United Packinghouse Workers of America Local 25 voting to authorize a strike against the Wilson Packing Company. The authorization passed 10 to...

Child in a Voting Booth

Date: 1958
Description: Mother and small son in voting booth, with the child squatting on the floor and peeking out beneath the curtain.
Map or Atlas

Map of Sheboygan Wisconsin Showing Voting Precincts & Polling Places

Date: 1956
Description: This maps shows voting precincts and polling places as well as wards. Streets and the Sheboygan River are labeled. The bottom right of the map features a l...

Fitchburg Voters Use Voting Machines at New Town Hall

Date: September 08 1964
Description: Voting machines are used for the first time by Fitchburg voters at the new town hall at 2733 Fitch Hatchery Road.
Biographical Book Excerpt

Bartelt, Mabel (Duncan)

Date: 1886-1964

Wisconsin Makes Its Laws

Date: 1947
Description: An assembly clerk withdrawing the record of a vote from the automatic voting machine in the Assembly chamber. Madison, WI.
Newspaper Article/Clipping

From the fifteenth regiment--good voting and good fighting

Date: 1862-11-10

The Candidate Votes

Date: November 04 1958
Description: Gaylord Nelson, the Democratic candidate for governor, emerges from the voting booth.

Voting Stalls

Date: November 2012
Description: Voting stalls in the Franciscan-Mayo Professional Arts Building. In the background are brickwork, arched windows, a scoreboard and a clock. The floor is wo...

New Vote Tabulating Device

Date: April 01 2014
Description: A new, controversial, vote tabulating device, ES&S’s DS200 voting machine at City Hall.

1948 Primary Elections

Date: September 21 1948
Description: Elevated view of a crowd of voters and five curtained voting machines at Ward 10.

Campaign Poster for Rev. John Cameron

Date: 1964
Description: A campaign poster for Reverend John Cameron, which includes voting information, a call for volunteers, and a portrait of Rev. Cameron.

New Voting Machine Demonstration

Date: March 04 1948
Description: Mrs. Nels (Louise) Grimstad, 613 Riverside Drive, is shown receiving instructions on one of Madison's new voting machines from Mrs. Ralph F. (Mildred) Norr...

Votes for Women Poster

Description: Poster issued by the Milwaukee County League of Women Voters that graphically urges women to vote.

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