Pocket watch, William McKinley, 1900

Pocket watch, William McKinley, 1900

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The faces of the 1900 Republican candidates were featured on this pocket watch, incumbent president William McKinley on the left and his new vice-presidential running mate Theodore Roosevelt on the right. Roosevelt replaced McKinley’s first vice president, Garret Hobart, who had died in 1899. McKinley and Roosevelt defeated both the Republicans William Jennings Bryan and Adlai Stevenson and Eugene V. Debs and Job Harriman representing the Social Democratic Party.
Object Name
pocket watch
Measurements
overall: 7 in x 3 in x 1/2 in; 17.78 cm x 7.62 cm x 1.27 cm
ID Number
2015.0200.085
catalog number
2015.0200.085
accession number
2015.0200
subject
Political Campaigns
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Political and Military History: Political History, Campaign Collection
Government, Politics, and Reform
American Democracy: A Great Leap of Faith
Exhibition
American Democracy
Exhibition Location
National Museum of American History
Data Source
National Museum of American History
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