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A Family Recreation: Paradise Skating Rink, Montpelier-Barre Road

Poster for the Paradise Skating Rink located at 375 River Street, Montpelier. Poster shows a Caucasian family of three holding hands and smiling while roller skating. The mother and daughter match with blonde bobs, white sweaters and roller skates,…

Letter from the Executive Committee, Randolph Republican Club, 1888

Letter from the Executive Committee of the Randolph Republican Club dated August 31, 1888 apparently sent along with an address of the Republican State Committee to the voters of Vermont and a copy of the Republican ticket. The letter urges…

For Congressman: Ernest W. Gibson, 1932

Portrait card advertising the candidacy of Ernest W. Gibson for United States House of Representatives. On the recto is a halftone portrait of Gibson and on verso is a brief biography of the candidate and an outline of his platform. At the time of…

Platform of the Communist Party, State of Vermont, For the elections November 3, 1936

Pamphlet published by the Communist Party of the State of Vermont, based in Barre, in support of the candidacy of Fred Gardner for Governor. The front cover of the pamphlet outlines Gardner's biography and qualifications for the job, including his…

Dear Voter, Letter from Frank C. Partridge, January 22, 1931

Letter to voters from candidate Frank C. Partridge prior to the March 4, 1931 Republican special primary to fill the United States Senate seat vacated following the death of Senator Frank L. Greene. Partridge was serving in the position at the time…

Partridge for Senator, 1931

Newspaper advertisement placed in the Thursday, February 5, 1931 edition of The Landmark (White River Junction, VT) by the Partridge-for-Senator Club supporting the candidacy of Frank C. Partridge for United States Senator. The ad features a large…

H.A. Bailey for Attorney General Campaign Pamphlet, 1930

Pamphlet advertising Winooski lawyer H.A. Bailey's campaign for the Republican nomination for Attorney General of Vermont. On the front is a halftone portrait of the candidate. The pamphlet outlines Bailey's biography and qualifications for the…

Stanley C. Wilson Campaign Card, 1930

Silver gelatin portrait of 1930 gubernatorial candidate Stanley C. Wilson with biographical and platform information on verso. Wilson went on to win this election, serving as Governor from 1931-1935.

Roger W. Hulburd Primary Petition, 1916

Unsigned and incomplete petition by Roger W. Hulburd of Hyde Park to be added to the Republican primary ballot for the office of Lieutenant Governor, 1916. Hulburd won this primary, as well as the general election.

Tack This on Your Telephone, 1916

Card issued by the Allen M. Fletcher Senatorial Club of Northfield, Vermont in support of Fletcher's 1916 campaign for the United States Senate. Addressed to "Mr. Telephone User," the card points to money saved by the user as a direct result of…

For Governor: John W. Gordon, Barre, Vermont, 1930

Pamphlet published by John W. Gordon's campaign for the Republican nomination for Governor of Vermont. On the cover is a halftone portrait of the candidate. The text is divided into eleven sections, the first eight of which focus on Gordon's tax…

Powell and Good Roads, Powell and Progress, For Governor Max Powell of Burlington, 1926

Leaflet advertising the gubernatorial candidacy of Max L. Powell of Burlington. The item features a halftone portrait of Powell and an indentation indicates the past presence of a campaign button, which is held in the VHS museum collection. Powell…