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Henry Wallace for President Demonstration

Date: August 12 1948
Description: One of the many demonstrations organized by the People's Progressive Party in Milwaukee to fight the ever-rising cost of living. The campaign includes the...

Norman M . Ward

Date: April 23 1948
Description: African-American man, Norman M., Ward (aka Paul Nokomis) 18-year-old Chicagoan who was sent to jail to await sentence when he pleaded guilty to larceny and...

United States Senator Glen Taylor

Date: September 20 1948
Description: United States Senator, Glen Taylor, at left, with a group of Madisonians at a milk and cookies reception. Seated from left to right: Senator Taylor; Merry...

Governor La Follette Christmas Postcard

Description: Holiday card from Governor and Mrs. Philip F. La Follette. On the front of the card is an image of the Wisconsin State Capitol covered in snow. On the righ...
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Presidential Political Campaign Buttons 1936-1948

Description: Framed assortment of presidential campaign buttons. A majority of them support Franklin D. Roosevelt throughout his four terms. A few others support Harry...

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