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Minnesota State University, Mankato
Minnesota State University, Mankato

McCarthy, Eugene J, 1916 - Campaign Posters, 1964

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Minnesota State University, Mankato,
Memorial Library, Southern Minnesota Historical Center
McCarthy, Eugene J., 1916 - 2005. Campaign Posters, 1964.
SMHC Manuscript Collection 1224

McCarthy, Eugene J., 1916 - 2005. Campaign Posters, 1964. SMHC Manuscript Collection 1224. One tube.


This collection consists of two campaign posters from Eugene McCarthy's 1964 campaign for reelection to the United States Senate. McCarthy, a U.S. Senator from Minnesota, won reelection in the 1964 campaign. One of the posters features a picture of McCarthy.

Biographical Note:

Eugene J. McCarthy was born in 1916, in Watkins, Minnesota. He graduated from St. John's University in Collegeville, Minnesota in 1935, and from the University of Minnesota in 1939. He taught in public high schools, at St. John's University, and at the College of St. Thomas in St. Paul. McCarthy served in the U.S. House of Representatives from Minnesota's Fourth District, 1949 - 1959, and as U.S. Senator from Minnesota, 1959 - 1971. McCarthy was an unsuccessful candidate for the Democratic nomination for president in 1968.


There are no restrictions on use of this collection for research purposes. The researcher assumes full responsibility for observing all copyright, property and libel laws as they apply.

Collection Citation:

McCarthy, Eugene J., 1916 -. Campaign Posters, 1964. SMHC Manuscript Collection 1224, Southern Minnesota Historical Center, Memorial Library, Minnesota State University, Mankato.


The Minnesota Historical Society donated this collection in December 1970.

Processed By:

Karin Thiem processed this collection in February September 1977. Finding aid revised by Robert Russell October 2000.

Related Collections:

It has been determined that there are similar manuscript collections Eugene McCarthy about available elsewhere. This collection was originally property of the Minnesota Historical Society, and they own duplicates of these posters.

LCSH Subject Headings:

McCarthy, Eugene, 1916 -.
Legislators-United States-Minnesota.
Political Posters.