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Wall hanging, Al Smith, 1928

Wall hanging, Al Smith, 1928

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In 1928, the Democrats nominated Al Smith, governor of New York, and Joseph Robinson, senator from Arkansas, for president and vice president. Smith, the first Roman Catholic candidate for president, suffered a landslide defeat to Republican Herbert Hoover and his running mate Charles Curtis. Curtis was the first candidate on a winning national ticket to identify as Native American.
Object Name
Plaque
Physical Description
wood (overall material)
Measurements
overall: 7 1/2 in x 7 in x 1/4 in; 19.05 cm x 17.78 cm x.635 cm
ID Number
PL.227739.1928.X04
catalog number
227739.1928.X04
accession number
227739
Credit Line
Ralph E. Becker
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
Exhibition
Exhibition Location
National Museum of American History
Data Source
National Museum of American History
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