Hughes and Fairbanks campaign poster   Save
Description: Campaign poster for Charles E. Hughes and Charles W. Fairbanks, the Republican candidates for President and Vice-President in 1916. An oval portrait of Hughes is on the left and an oval portrait of Fairbanks on the right, both photographed by Underwood & Underwood Studios of New York. Hughes (1862-1948) served as governor of New York and ran against Woodrow Wilson for the U.S. presidency in the campaign of 1916. He lost the election, but later served as Warren G. Harding's secretary of state, and in 1930 became chief justice of the U.S. Supreme Court. Fairbanks was born in Delaware, Ohio, and attended Ohio Wesleyan University. Prior to his unsuccessful campaign with Hughes, he served as vice president under Theodore Roosevelt from 1904-1908. View on Ohio Memory.
Image ID: OVS7263
Subjects: Hughes, Charles Evans, 1862-1948; Fairbanks, Charles W. (Charles Warren), 1852-1918; Presidential campaigns; Political posters;
Places: New York