Look what I found! Treasures from LOC, November 2007

 

The First Tuesday Following the First Monday in November

Poster from the records of the National Woman’s Party, 1911

Vote No 

Counting the vote, on November 7th, at “Elephant Johnnie’s,” 1876. In the 1970’s I worked as a poll worker and we had to tally paper ballots by hand, sometimes all night, while interested citizens looked on…..just like this drawing from Frank Leslie’s Illustrated Newspaper!

Counting Ballots 

Soon-to-be-president Taft is casting his ballot in the 1908 election. He was our president from 1908-1913.

Taft voting 

Rebecca Amerson
Woodstock High School

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Posted on October 30, 2007, in Primary sources and tagged , . Bookmark the permalink. Leave a comment.

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