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Myrtle Bancroft in Furs

Date: 1910
Description: Posed studio portrait of Myrtle Bancroft, dressed in furs. Probably the wife of Levi Bancroft, a prominent figure in Wisconsin politics.
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Doris Oiyotte Emery

Date: 1974
Description: Doris Emery addressing the Tribal Council. She spent many years in Tribal Politics and held various positions; Councilperson (12 years), First Tribal Judge...
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Carrie Chapman Catt

Date: 1917
Description: Portrait of Carrie Chapman Catt, activist and leader of the women's suffrage movement.
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Voter Registration

Date: 1933
Description: Citizens line up at the City Clerk office to register to vote while a woman raises her hand to take the oath.
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We Like Ike

Date: May 09 1952
Description: Madison supporters of the Presidential candidacy of Dwight Eisenhower at campaign headquarters. Eisenhower had not yet formally declared his candidacy. A...
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Dane County Women's Republican Club

Date: April 13 1954
Description: The Dane County Republican Women's Club plans bridge parties to raise funds. Seated at table, left to right: Christine Beggs, Helen Karberg, and Frances Ne...
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1948 Primary Elections

Date: September 21 1948
Description: Elevated view of a crowd of voters and five curtained voting machines at Ward 10.
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"Joe Must Go" Petition Signing

Date: 1954
Description: Members of United Packinghouse Workers Local 40 signing a "Joe Must Go" petition to recall Wisconsin's Senator Joseph R. McCarthy.
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Belle Case La Follette Speaking Outdoors

Date: 1915
Description: Belle Case La Follette, the wife of Robert M. La Follette, Sr., wearing a black dress and hat and speaking outdoors at an unidentified location.
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Eugene Parks and His Family

Date: April 14 1975
Description: Eugene (Gene) Parks with his wife and children relaxing outdoors. From left to right are Kendra Parks, Marilyn Park, Wendy Parks, Stacey Parks, Reggie Park...
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Committee Break

Date: 1979
Description: Congressman David R. Obey talks on the telephone during a break in the deliberation of the House Budget Committee. Standing above Obey is his aide Scott Li...
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Isabel Bacon La Follette

Date: 1938
Description: Quarter-length portrait of Isabel Bacon La Follette, Mrs. Philip F. La Follette, dating from the year in which her husband ran unsuccessfully for re-electi...
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McCain Supporter

Date: October 10 2008
Description: A woman is reading "Sarah Palin — A New Kind of Leader" at the entrance of the McCain rally.
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Budget Meeting

Date: 1979
Description: Congressman David R. Obey of Wisconsin confers with his aide, Scott Lilly, during a meeting of the House Budget Committee.
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School Bond Referendum

Date: March 23 1965
Description: Members of Madison's Parent-Teacher Associations are attempting to win favor for the $6,450,000 school bond referendum by distributing booklets citing fact...
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The People Speak

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Description: Fred Wertheimer, (fourth from the right) of Common Cause, delivers bags of citizen petitions to Wisconsin Congressman David R. Obey, (third from the left),...
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Helen Notari and Helen Zawacki at Political Skills Workshop

Date: 1979
Description: Helen Notari and Helen Zawacki at a ten-week political skills workshop for seniors held at Neighborhood House.
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University of Wisconsin Students with Senator Mueller

Date: March 09 1933
Description: University of Wisconsin students representing the U.W. Student Budget Committee present a petition to Senator Otto Mueller at the Wisconsin State Capitol....
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La Follette Campaign Train

Date: 1900
Description: Robert M. La Follette, Sr. with a group on his special campaign train. From left to right they are Alfred T. Rogers, La Follette's law partner; Mr. and Mrs...
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Election Night

Date: November 1948
Description: Governor and Mrs. Oscar Rennebohm in the Governor's Residence, 130 E. Gilman Street, listening to the election returns on the radio. Some of the mansion's...

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