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Time to Vote!

By: Lori Williamson | Item of the Day | November 7, 2017
Photo to vote

Today is election day around the country and in Minnesota! This photo is of the Minneapolis Junior Chamber of Commerce sponsoring a "Get Out the Vote" campaign in 1932. Note "George Washington" standing by an airplane shaking hands and urging people to vote.