Button, William Jennings Bryan, 1900


Democrat William Jennings Bryan made a second unsuccessful run for the White House in 1900. His running mate was Adlai Stevenson who had served as vice president under Grover Cleveland. Stevenson’s grandson Adlai II, nine months old when the Bryan-Stevenson ticket lost to President McKinley, would go down to defeat himself as the Democratic presidential candidate in 1952 and 1956.

Date Made: 1900Associated Dates: 1900 / 19001900 / 1900

Depicted: Bryan, William Jennings

See more items in: Political and Military History: Political History, Campaign Collection, American Democracy: A Great Leap of Faith

Exhibition: American Democracy

Exhibition Location: National Museum of American History

Data Source: National Museum of American History

Id Number: 1996.0152.025Catalog Number: 1996.0152.025Accession Number: 1996.0152

Object Name: Button

Physical Description: metal (overall material)red (overall color)white (overall color)blue (overall color)black (overall color)silver (overall color)round (overall shape)Measurements: average spatial: 1 3/4 in; x 4.445 cm

Guid: http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746aa-27a2-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa

Record Id: nmah_1179420

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