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Senator Dick Durbin's reply to the Illinois State Historical Society and to Sandy Baksys, declining the chance to speak at the Lithuanians in Springfield Historic Marker. Each one page in length. One is typed and Signed, the other hand written. He…

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Written by Tony Leone--who has served as the election administrator for the Sangamon County Clerk and City Election Commission, as well as many other roles as an election expert--this 1996 editorial weighs the options of whether or not Springfield…

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This pro-Republican Party button attempts to unify voters and move the country in a new direction by focusing on one main issue and platform--recovery.

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This button highlights the Republican Party and their legacy as the Party of Abraham Lincoln.

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This is a button with the phrase "I am a Sangamon County Republican" in blue and red lettering.

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This is a button from the June 12, 1982 Illinois Republican State Convention in Springfield, Illinois. With the slogan, "Meeting the Challenge of the [19]80's," this button may have been worn by Republican State Chairman Don Adams.

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This pro-Ronald Reagan button--with the phrases "Land of Lincoln" and "We're Standing Tall in '84" wrapped around a picture of the State of Illinois--in one way represents Reagan's attempt at reelection in the 1984 Presidential race. However, this…

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This button depicts the four Presidents of the United States-Abraham Lincoln, Ulysses S. Grant, Ronald Reagan, and Barack Obama-that have roots in the State of Illinois.

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The brochure shows the three African American U.S. Marshalls to promote Robert Moore's book the Presidents Men.
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