'America First' 1920 presidential campaign poster   Save
Cox, James M. and Roosevelt, Franklin D., 1920
Description: This is a campaign poster for the 1920 United States presidential election supporting Democratic presidential nominee James M. Cox and his vice president nominee Franklin D. Roosevelt. The poster shows portraits of Cox and Roosevelt with American flags behind each and an eagle above them holding a fillet and olive branch in its talons. Below the portraits is the caption "America First" with short descriptions of each nominee below. Cox served as Governor of Ohio from 1913-1915 and 1917-1921, and was nominated as the Democratic candidate at the 1920 Democratic National Convention. However, Cox lost the election to Warren G. Harding, another Ohio politician. View on Ohio Memory.
Image ID: OVS5801
Subjects: Cox, James M. (James Middleton), 1870-1957; Roosevelt, Franklin D. (Franklin Delano), 1882-1945; Campaign posters; Presidential campaigns; Democratic Party
Places: Cox, James M. and Roosevelt, Franklin D., 1920