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  • Collection: Political Broadsides

Agan Club of Ludlow Materials, 1920

Materials from the Agan Club of Ludlow promoting Frank W. Agan's candidacy for the Republican nomination for Governor of Vermont in 1920. Included here are two leaflets and an envelope. The envelope [9 x 16.5 cm] is addressed to Harold Goddard Rugg,…

Argus and Patriot Extra, 1876

Newspaper extra from November 11, 1876 reporting on the ballot counting process for the 1876 presidential election between Republican Rutherford B. Hayes and Democrat Samuel Tilden. This election was too close to call in several states after the…

O.K.! Old Chittenden Forever!, 1840

Extra from the Burlington Free Press, dated Tuesday, September 2. This appears to be an extract from the newspaper edition published Friday, September 4, 1840, indicating that the date is incorrectly printed. The announcement details the vote counts…

Commercial Travelers for Coolidge and Dawes, 1924

Pamphlet published by Commercial Travelers, an insurance company, endorsing Calvin Coolidge and Charles G. Dawes for President and Vice President in the 1924 election. The text describes Coolidge as maintaining "honesty, loyalty, and practical…

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…

Porter H. Dale: A Real Congressman, 1920

Flyer circulated by the Dale Club of Windsor County outlining Congressman Porter H. Dale's qualifications for reelection to the United States House of Representatives. Dale served as the Congressman from Vermont's second district from 1915-1923 and…

Letter from the Democratic State Committee, 1852

Democratic State Committee circular, dated Montpelier, October 25, 1852 regarding the upcoming presidential election between Democrat Franklin Pierce and Whig Winfield Scott. Addressed "Dear Sir," the five writers implore the reader to do everything…

To the Voters of Washington County, 1924

Statement by members of the Fred J. Davis Senatorial Club explaining their endorsement of Davis for the office of State Senator from Washington County. The members point to the underrepresentation of Davis's hometown of Northfield in Washington…

Green Mountain Republican Association, ca. 1854

Document outlining the sixteen founding principles of the Green Mountain Republican Association, which were based upon strict adherence to the United States Constitution. Notable here is the organization's stance on slavery (number ten), advocating…

League of Women Voters of Vermont Guide to Voting in Vermont, 1971

Pamphlet entitled Voting in Vermont, published in 1971 by the League of Women Voters of Vermont. The front cover is illustrated with a drawing of three very different voters having entered a voting booth. The pamphlet details eligibility requirements…

Instant Runoff Voting Instructions Postcard, 2006

Postcard educating voters on the newly adopted Instant Runoff Voting process in advance of the March 7, 2006 Burlington mayoral election.

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…