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'Our Nation's Choice' election broadside
Description: This broadside was printed by the Republican party during the presidential campaign of Benjamin Harrison and Levi P. Morton. The paper is illustrated in pale reds, whites, and blues. Striped block letters that read "OUR NATION'S CHOICE" are printed across the top; beneath this headline, oval portraits of Harrison and Morton are framed by women in Classical attire and a large arrangements of flowers, leaves, shields, and flags. Two narrow columns of text line the sides, with two wider columns of text along the bottom portion. The lower corners feature illustrations and quotes of Abraham Lincoln and Ulysses S. Grant. Harrison, the grandson of President William Henry Harrison, would go on to become the 23rd President of the United States, serving a single term: 1889-1893. Born in North Bend, Ohio, Harrison was elected from the state of Indiana, where he lived after his service in the U. S. Civil War. He was one of only four presidents in United States history to be elected to the presidency by the electoral college though he lost the popular vote. View on Ohio Memory.
Image ID: OVS4836
Subjects: Ohio History--Presidents and Politics; Harrison, Benjamin, 1833-1901; Republican Party; Advertisements; Broadsides--1880-1890; Ohio--Politics and government; Presidential elections--1880-1890
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