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  • Collection: UIS History Harvest 2018 - Being Illinoisan

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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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VP, Walter Mondale, visits Loami to address farm issues and campaign for Jimmy Carters second term.

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Newspaper articles from The State Journal Register and the Jacksonville Currier about Walter Mondale's visit to Illinois.
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