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Media: Microfilm 163 reels with printed guide
Format: Guide: The Papers of Robert M. La Follette at The State Historical Society of Wisconsin: Guide to a Microfilm Edition. Edited by F. Gerald Ham 1972 86pp. 252x190mm paperbound ISBN 87020 121 2
Coverage Dates: 1876-1924

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The microfilm edition of La Follette's papers focuses on his fight to reform corruption and injustice in the political system of the state of Wisconsin. Under his dynamic leadership, the Wisconsin state legislature enacted sweeping domestic reforms including railroad regulation and the primary election law which replaced the old caucus and convention system. The papers include correspondence with Andrew Carnegie, William McKinley, Theodore Roosevelt, and other major figures of his day.

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