Beanie, James Cox, 1920

Beanie, James Cox, 1920

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Description
Beanies were a popular style of headgear in the United States in the early twentieth century. This one promoted James Cox, the 1920 Democratic presidential nominee. Cox, the governor of Ohio, lost to a senator from his own state, Republican Warren G. Harding. Although Cox lost this race, a better future awaited his running mate. Franklin D. Roosevelt is the only losing vice presidential candidate to later be elected president.
Object Name
Hat
date made
1920
Associated Place
United States: Ohio
Physical Description
textile (overall material)
red, white, blue (overall color)
Measurements
overall: 3 1/2 in x 7 1/2 in; 8.89 cm x 19.05 cm
ID Number
PL.315260.1338
catalog number
315260.1338
accession number
315260
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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