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Rutherford B. Hayes presidential campaign poster
Description: Lithograph of Rutherford B. Hayes (1822-1893), Republican candidate for president in the 1876 election. Hayes was a successful governor of Ohio and went on to defeat Democrat Samuel Tilden of New York in a highly-contested election. Despite losing the popular vote, Hayes won the Electoral College and was granted the presidency by the Congress after agreements were made to end Reconstruction in the South, a deal that would be known as the Compromise of 1877. View on Ohio Memory.
Image ID: OVS3328
Subjects: Ohio History--Presidents and Politics; Candidates for president; Hayes, Rutherford Birchard, 1822-1893; Presidential campaigns; Ohio--Politics and government; Governors--Ohio
Places: Fremont (Ohio); Sandusky County (Ohio); Delaware (Ohio); Delaware County (Ohio)