McCarthy, Eugene (1916–2005)

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.

Black and white photograph of Vice-President Hubert Humphrey dancing with WAMSO President Dorothy Gauther at the 1966 Symphony Ball.

Humphrey at WAMSCO ball

Vice-President Hubert Humphrey dancing with WAMSO President Dorothy Gauther at the 1966 Symphony Ball.

Black and white photograph of members of the Socialist Workers Party demonstrating, c.1935.

Members of the Socialist Workers Party demonstrating

Members of the Socialist Workers Party demonstrating, c.1935.

Poster titled, "Vote the Straight Farmer-Labor Ticket - Elect Shirley Edelston," c.1940.

"Vote the Straight Farmer-Labor Ticket - Elect Shirley Edelston"

"Vote the Straight Farmer-Labor Ticket - Elect Shirley Edelston," c.1940.

Black and white photograph of a Farmer-Labor party rally against fascism, 1938.

A Farmer-Labor party rally against fascism

A Farmer-Labor party rally against fascism, 1938.

Black and white photograph of a peace demonstration, Minneapolis, 1936.

Peace demonstration, Minneapolis

Peace demonstration on Grant Street East between Second and Third Avenues South, Minneapolis; possibly sponsored by Phyllis Wheatley House, 1936.

Black and white photograph of Governor Floyd B. Olson, c.1935.

Governor Floyd B. Olson

Governor Floyd B. Olson, c.1935.

Poster titled, "Ernest Lundeen, Farmer-Labor Candidate for U.S. Senate," 1936.

"Ernest Lundeen, Farmer-Labor Candidate for U.S. Senate"

"Ernest Lundeen, Farmer-Labor Candidate for U.S. Senate," 1936.

Poster titled, "Vote Farmer-Labor All the Way," 1937.

"Vote Farmer-Labor All the Way"

"Vote Farmer-Labor All the Way," 1937.

Black and white photograph of a progressives meeting, 1937.

Meeting of progressives to discuss third-party options

Progressives meet to decide whether they should form a national third party based on Farmer-Labor and similar liberal groups, 1937.

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