election

c. 1938

Docent Don De Coss donated pencil which was used by his mother Alma De Coss when she worked on the election board in Oakland in 1938. The special pencils were distributed to election workers to...

1968-1972

Pre-Erection Day Party poster put out by the Black Panthers and Yippies. Poster is two sided and is in purple and off-white.

1883-1884

Ballot box, painted wood. Designed by a friend of the cause. Mrs. Stow, Oakland President, Founder of the Birdie Bell Kindergarten; Author of "Probate Confiscation" and other works. The first and...

5-Nov-64

Black and white photograph of actor/politician George Murphy. Murphy is sitting at a table in a wooden arm chair opening telegrams. He is wearing a dark suit and tie with a white collared shirt...

4-Nov-64

Black and white photograph of actor/politician George Murphy. Murphy is wearing a medium colored suit jacket with a diagonally striped tie and a white collared shirt. He has a large folded...

1928

The pencil notation on the back fo theophoto reads "James J. Walker visit to SF 7-19=28" [Mayor "Jimmy" Walker of New York City was well known as a fastidious dresser, and this photo of him is...

1912

According to the notation on the back of thephoto, this is "William J. Bryan campaigning for Wilson, 1912." Wm. Jennings Bryan, a previous candidate for the presidency, is speaking to a crowd of...

May-56

From back of photo: "Candidate for Alaco. school Board, June 1956; Mrs. March K. Fong, Oakland. Fong 1 col. May 1956" Published head shot of Mrs. Fong cut from newspaper with caption "Mrs....

10-Jan-74

Assemblywoman Fong arrives at press conference. Head to knees photo. Caption pasted from newspaper: "Jan 10, 1974 MARCH FONG Seeks new office."

The Assemblywoman is looking over her...

5-Jun-85

Text of caption on side of photo: "(SC2)SACRAMENTO, Calif., June 5 -- OVERSEEING STATE'S ELECTION -- Secretary of State March Fong Eu, whose office oversees California's elections, watches the...

5-Nov-74

Caption typed at bottom of photo: "(LA25) LOS ANGELES, Nov. 5 -- MARCH FONG GREETS SUPPORTERS -- Democrat March Fong greets supporters at her headquarters in Los Angeles tonight as returns showed...

Leaflet. Description: One side has the message, "We Want Jobs for Money. No Scrip. Vote for Merriam." The other side is a fake dollar bill with anti-Upton Sinclair data on it. Prepared by "...

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