Beanie, James Cox, 1920

Beanie, James Cox, 1920

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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
date made
Associated Place
United States: Ohio
Physical Description
textile (overall material)
red, white, blue (overall color)
overall: 3 1/2 in x 7 1/2 in; 8.89 cm x 19.05 cm
ID Number
catalog number
accession number
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
American Democracy
Exhibition Location
National Museum of American History
Data Source
National Museum of American History
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