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Elections: Highlights Collection

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This is a Smithsonian Learning Lab topical collection, which contains images, text, and other multimedia resources that may complement the Tween Tribune feature, Gen Xers and Millennials out-voted older generations in 2016. Use these resources to introduce or augment your study of this topic. If you want to personalize this collection by changing or adding content, click the Sign Up link above to create a free account.  If you are already logged in, click the copy button to initiate your own version. Learn more here

Lapel pin for the Jesse Jackson 1984 presidential election

National Museum of African American History and Culture

Pinback button for Clinton - Gore 1996 presidential campaign

National Museum of African American History and Culture

Hand-painted banner for Obama presidential campaign

National Museum of African American History and Culture

Pinback button to re-elect Clinton and Gore "in the tradition of JFK"

National Museum of African American History and Culture

Political Props

Smithsonian Magazine

Pen used by Lyndon B. Johnson to sign the 1965 Voting Rights Act

National Museum of African American History and Culture

Bumper sticker with the slogan One Man, One Vote

National Museum of African American History and Culture

Photographic print of a man with “Vote” face paint in the Selma-Montgomery march

National Museum of African American History and Culture

Photograph of women and children at voter registration motorcade

National Museum of African American History and Culture

Woman Suffrage Flag

National Museum of American History

1867 Ballot

National Museum of American History

Official Absent Elector's Ballot

National Museum of American History

Voting Machine Sample Ballot

National Museum of American History

1964 Presidential Election Ballot

National Museum of American History

The Acme Ballot Box, 1880

National Museum of American History

Ballot Markers, 1908

National Museum of American History

Glass Ballot Jar with Lockable Wooden Housing, 1884

National Museum of American History

D.C. Board of Elections Ballot Box

National Museum of American History

Wooden Ballot Box with Clay Marbles, 1883

National Museum of American History

Paper Ballots

SI Center for Learning and Digital Access

Voting: The Present and Future Ballot

SI Center for Learning and Digital Access

Voting machine used in the 2000 Presidential election

National Museum of African American History and Culture

The Voting Machine

SI Center for Learning and Digital Access

Voting: Punch Card Democracy

SI Center for Learning and Digital Access