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Eugene Debs 1908 Socialist presidential nominee postcard from Heritage Auctions

Queens, NY, representative Geraldine A. Ferraro made history in 1984 as the first woman selected to run for Vice President on a major party ticket. She was picked by Democratic presidential candidate Walter Mondale.

Reagan 1968 poster

Awesome “Presidential Posters” from RONLEWHORN INDUSTRIES.

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1968 Robert Kennedy Presidential Campaign Benefit Concert Poster — with The Byrds, Mahalia Jackson, Sonny & Cher, Roosevelt Grier & more

Eugene McCarthy 1968 presidential campaign poster

It’s hard to pick the most disquieting element of this Grover Cleveland card. The disembodied arm? The bizarrely made-up face with giant eyes? The vague Goatse resemblance? Portrait card from the Susan H. Douglas Political Americana Collection, Rare & Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library, Cornell University.

“Public office is a public trust.” Grover Cleveland of New York for President / Allen G. Thurman of Ohio for Vice President, campaign poster, 1888. From the Library of Congress

LBJ for President, 1964. From the Virginia Historical Society, Collection of Allen A. Frey

This flyer encouraged college students to support the anti-war movement by working to elect George McGovern for President in 1972. Part of the University of Wisconson-Madison Archives.

Check out the "Milhous" button Nixon's wearing and the cavalcade of stars around him: Wilt Chamberlain, Ronald Reagan, Nelson Rockefeller, Clint Eastwood, Barry Goldwater &; Gerald Ford.

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    Back in the day when Hollywood celebrities didn't have to worry about being blacklisted for their politics. McCarthyism: "The practice of making unfair allegations or using unfair investigative techniques, especially in order to restrict dissent or political criticism." Looks like the 'Progressive' democrats are guilty of it these days.

Though this Warren Harding / Calvin Coolidge campaign card from 1920 found its way to the The New York Public Library, the reference to Pennsylvania Senator Boies Penrose (generally credited with the famous quip: "Public office is the last refuge of a scoundrel") suggests it originated there.

Undated poster of President Teddy Roosevelt from the Library of Congress

"Would you die to save this face?" Anti-LBJ poster from 1968 playing on the idea that the administration kept the war in Vietnam going rather than lose face by admitting defeat.

Grant and Colfax campaign flag, 1868. NYHS Object Number 1947.346.

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William McKinley young men's Republican Club in Kaukauna, Wisconsin, 1896 presidential campaign poster.

Al Smith: Honest - Able - Fearless. Born on New York’s Lower East Side in 1873, Al Smith rose from Fulton Fish Market boy to four-term governor, spearheading a number of reforms that improved the lives of poor and working class families - all while reducing the size of government.