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  • Collection: UIS History Harvest 2016 - Political Memorabilia

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The political poster featuring the Presidential candidate Adlai Stevenson II is organized by who was running on the ticket of the 1952 presidential election for the Democratic Party. It has photos with the face of each. "Continued Prosperity" is…

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This photo was taken at the Old State Capitol Building in Springfield. President Richard Nixon is signing a bill H.R. 9798 authorizing the Abraham Lincoln Home National Historic Site. Congressman Paul Findley, of the 20th Congressional District of…

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This is a flyer for George McGovern’s Presidential election in 1972. The flyer focuses on farmers in Kansas, encouraging them to vote for McGovern and Shriver if they want to see a profit from farming.

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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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This is a 1980 Republican Ronald Reagan Presidential Campaign button, "Let's Make America Great Again," which features text only. It is part of a larger collection donated by Tony Leone.

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Illinois State Republican Convention poster calling on fellow Republicans to "Rekindle the Lincoln Spirit." The convention was held June 16-18, 1988. The poster is endorsed by Mr. Lee A. Daniels, House Republican Leader.

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1992 Presidential Campaign large paper bag with 2 twine handles for Republican Candidates George H.W. Bush (President) and Dan Quayle (Vice President)

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Button distributed during the 1996 Democratic National Convention held in Chicago, IL.

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Hospitality Program Guide distributed during the 1996 Democratic National Convention held in Chicago, IL.

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Press credentials for the 1996 Democratic National Convention and eight campaign buttons distributed during Bill Clinton’s second presidential campaign. The campaign was successful and he served two terms. One of the buttons reads “Re-elect Socks…
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