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Button, William Jennings Bryan, 1900

Button, William Jennings Bryan, 1900

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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.
Object Name
date made
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1900 / 1900
1900 / 1900
Bryan, William Jennings
Physical Description
metal (overall material)
red (overall color)
white (overall color)
blue (overall color)
black (overall color)
silver (overall color)
round (overall shape)
average spatial: 1 3/4 in; x 4.445 cm
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Political and Military History: Political History, Campaign Collection
American Democracy: A Great Leap of Faith
Exhibition Location
National Museum of American History
Data Source
National Museum of American History
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