Harrison-Morton Campaign Button, 1888


The Henry Ford

The Henry Ford
Dearborn, MI, United States

Benjamin Harrison, Republican presidential candidate in 1888 and 1892, was the grandson of a William Henry Harrison, the ninth U. S. President. Republicans capitalized on this political lineage. Slogans (Tippecanoe) and symbols (log cabins and barrels of cider) popular during the 1840 race adorned Benjamin's campaign materials. It helped in 1888--Benjamin was elected; he lost in 1892.


  • Title: Harrison-Morton Campaign Button, 1888
  • Date Created: 1888
  • Location: United States
  • Subject Keywords: Harrison, Benjamin, 1833-1901, Morton, Levi P. (Levi Parsons), 1824-1920, Republican Party (U.S. : 1854- ), Political campaigns, Presidential elections, Presidential candidates, United States presidents, Stickpins
  • Type: Objects
  • Contributor: The Henry Ford
  • Original Source: Digital Collections
  • Object Name: Stickpin
  • Object ID: 72.31.242
  • Image ID: THF156478
  • Credit: From the Collections of The Henry Ford.

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