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Republican Presidential Candidate Ronald Reagan implores John F. Homeier of Springfield, Illinois to come to Reagan's and Nancy Reagan’s home, “Wexford”, near Washington DC, on October 25, 1980 to discuss the critical financial status of their…

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Tin/metal version of the State Journal-Register Front Page that shows Mayor Ossie Langfelder getting a hug and kiss from his wife after securing his re-election bid as Springfield, Illinois's mayor. Dated April 3, 1991, the front page also shows the…

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Various Presidential and Illinois Gubernatorial campaign buttons dating from the 1940s - 2010 displayed in a large shadowbox

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Framed poster reading "Charisma Isn't Everything" for Governor of Illinois (Republican) Richard B. Ogilvie's re-election campaign in 1972. The black and white poster, held in a black frame, features the tag as well as a cartoon of the Governor with a…

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In 2004, Jay Hoffman was re-elected as State Representative (he served from 1991 to 2011). He represents the 113th District in the Illinois House of Representatives since 2013.

Also on the picture are Louis Hannig and his wife LaWanda, the…

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The picture shows Gary Hannig (on the left) with Alan Dixon. Bill Redman is in the background.
The photo was taken in 1979, when Gary Hannig was first elected as a Democratic member of the Illinois House of Representatives. He would go on to…

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The photo was taken in 1979 when Gary Hannig was first elected as a Democratic member of the Illinois House of Representatives. He would go on to represent the 98th District until 2009. He resigned his position when Governor Pat Quinn appointed him…

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A petition to nominate Mike Frerichs to be voted for the Democratic Candidate for the office of State Senator in the 52nd District of Illinois.

The incumbent Frerichs (joined Senate in 2006) was confirmed at the Primaries held on February 2nd and…

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An Illinois legislator beginning his career in the Depression Era, Paul Powell became Secretary of State in 1965. He passed away in 1970, leaving behind $800,000 of cash found in shoeboxes and strongboxes in his Springfield hotel room. Powell's…
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