Campaigning for the Presidency

New-York Historical Society Museum & Library


1960–1972: Selections from the Museum of Democracy

Coinciding with the 2016 presidential election, the New-York Historical Society will showcase more than 120 objects from the Museum of Democracy, the Wright Family Collection, considered one of the world’s largest and most comprehensive collections of historical and political campaign memorabilia. Items on view will include bold posters, paper dresses, foreign language ads, board games, t-shirts, paper and vinyl stickers, lapel pins, buttons, and other ephemera that span in tone from idealistic, to humorous, to scathingly critical. Read more.

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