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  • Collection: UIS History Harvest 2016 - Political Memorabilia

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2010 campaign mailer with a large color photo featuring a smiling Kirk Dillard, the banner “Candidate for Republican Governor”, and his Republican gubernatorial campaign slogan, “Because it is time for Illinois to work again”. The flyer also…

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Double-sided Faith Coalition for the Common Good Pamphlet. This organization has a chapter in Springfield, Illinois. One of its primary missions is to ensure equal opportunities for all, regardless of race, providing a living wage, economic growth,…

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This is a two color campaign poster from the 1968 Presidential Election. Richard Nixon won the election and became the first Vice President to attain the office of President since 1836. Agnew has been Governor of Maryland before becoming the 39th…

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This was a political chart published probably prior to Abraham Lincoln receiving the Republican Party nomination. Charts were generally ways in which the public learned and communicated about Presidential candidates, though H. H. Lloyds & Co would…

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Tricolor bifold campaign flyer for Harris Fawell, running for 13th Congressional District Representative in 1984. The 4” x 9” flyer’s obverse features Fawell both in a single-subject monochrome portrait photo and in a monochrome family portrait…

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The poster itself is an artistic sketch of Richard Nixon smiling confidently; then, in the background is an assortment of celebrities Clint Eastwood, Wilt Chamberlain, and politicians like Ronald Reagan. His daughter is in it as well carrying a sign,…

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Front page of Kansas City Star dated July 28, 1974. Without the story telling sheets, its difficult to tell what part of this page was important to David Farrell or was connected to Illinois. In a recent article from the State Journal Register,…

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Double-sided campaign flyer for the election of Ossie Langfelder for Mayor of Springfield, Illinois. Langfelder served two terms as Springfield's mayor, from 187-1995. Since nowhere on the flyer is the term, "re-election," the supposition can be made…

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Poster showing Ronald Reagan as Rambo.

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On official stationary, President-Elect Ronald Reagan thanks John Homeier of Springfield, Illinois, for his and unnamed others' attendance at Reagan and Nancy Reagan's home on October 25, 1980. Reagan tells Homeier that the election of himself,…
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