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Eugene McCarthy with son Michael and unknown boy, c.1959. Photograph by Don Berg.
"A Breath of Fresh Air. Gene McCarthy" poster, 1968.
Presidential campaign button in support of United States Senator from Minnesota, Eugene McCarthy, c.1968.
Eugene McCarthy, 1971. Photograph by Haines Photo Company.
Senator Eugene McCarthy challenged President Lyndon Johnson for the 1968 Democratic nomination, mobilizing a youth crusade against U.S. intervention in Vietnam and changing the course of politics in Minnesota and the nation.
Vice-President Hubert Humphrey dancing with WAMSO President Dorothy Gauther at the 1966 Symphony Ball.
Members of the Socialist Workers Party demonstrating, c.1935.
"Vote the Straight Farmer-Labor Ticket - Elect Shirley Edelston," c.1940.
A Farmer-Labor party rally against fascism, 1938.
Peace demonstration on Grant Street East between Second and Third Avenues South, Minneapolis; possibly sponsored by Phyllis Wheatley House, 1936.
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