McKinley is the Man! And also there’s that other guy, who may come in handy someday …

Via the University of Illinois at Chicago, CARLI Digital Collections Sheet Music Collection

McKinley is the Man! And also there’s that other guy, who may come in handy someday …

Via the University of Illinois at Chicago, CARLI Digital Collections Sheet Music Collection

I’d like this for my living room, please, thanks. 

William Howard Taft flag via Heritage Auctions

I’d like this for my living room, please, thanks.

William Howard Taft flag via Heritage Auctions

"Four-year-old Mary Ann Bauer refuses to take sides in the election battle being waged by her parents, John and Mary, at their North Philadelphia home." - Philadelphia Evening Bulletin, November 1, 1960

Temple University Libraries, Special Collections Research Center, George D. McDowell Philadelphia Evening Bulletin Collection

"Four-year-old Mary Ann Bauer refuses to take sides in the election battle being waged by her parents, John and Mary, at their North Philadelphia home." - Philadelphia Evening Bulletin, November 1, 1960

Temple University Libraries, Special Collections Research Center, George D. McDowell Philadelphia Evening Bulletin Collection

"The safest guardians of Liberty’s flag - the Public Schools - welcoming President McKinley, El Paso, Texas."

President William McKinley visited El Paso, Texas in 1901. The crowd holds signs saying: “400,000 teachers and 15,000,000 pupils are a pillar of strength to our government.” Wm. McKinley. El Paso believes it!”

Via Southern Methodist University, Central University Libraries, DeGolyer Library, Lawrence T. Jones III Texas Photographs

Aww, it’s First Lady Betty Ford and President Gerald Ford on the re-election campaign trail in Tampa, Florida, in 1976.

Via State Archives of Florida, Florida Memory, Photographer: Donn Dughi

Aww, it’s First Lady Betty Ford and President Gerald Ford on the re-election campaign trail in Tampa, Florida, in 1976.

Via State Archives of Florida, Florida Memory, Photographer: Donn Dughi

From the 1890s, Warren Harding, future President and noted penis-nicknamer, was a popular speaker on the “Circuit Chautauqua,” a traveling series of lectures, musical numbers and other performances. Harding often discussed one of his heroes, founding father Alexander Hamilton. This 1904 brochure, including a bio of Harding (at that time, Lieutenant Governor of Ohio) and newspaper comments praising his speaking performances, was created in  in promotion of an upcoming Hamilton lecture. 

Via the University of Iowa. Libraries. Special Collections Dept, Iowa Digital Library, from the collection: Traveling Culture: Circuit Chautauqua in the Twentieth Century

From the 1890s, Warren Harding, future President and noted penis-nicknamer, was a popular speaker on the “Circuit Chautauqua,” a traveling series of lectures, musical numbers and other performances. Harding often discussed one of his heroes, founding father Alexander Hamilton. This 1904 brochure, including a bio of Harding (at that time, Lieutenant Governor of Ohio) and newspaper comments praising his speaking performances, was created in in promotion of an upcoming Hamilton lecture.

Via the University of Iowa. Libraries. Special Collections Dept, Iowa Digital Library, from the collection: Traveling Culture: Circuit Chautauqua in the Twentieth Century

Great election day door hanger from the 1984 presidential campaign. 

Via the Kentucky Historical Society, Drexell R. Davis Collection

Great election day door hanger from the 1984 presidential campaign.

Via the Kentucky Historical Society, Drexell R. Davis Collection

A little reminder from 1960 GOP candidate Richard Nixon that John Kennedy’s family fortune won’t be affected by any Democratic Party “tax and spend” policies.

Button via Heritage Auctions

A little reminder from 1960 GOP candidate Richard Nixon that John Kennedy’s family fortune won’t be affected by any Democratic Party “tax and spend” policies.

Button via Heritage Auctions