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Rutherford B. Hayes presidential campaign poster

1870

Ohio History Connection

Ohio History Connection
Columbus, United States

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.

Details

  • Title: Rutherford B. Hayes presidential campaign poster
  • Date: 1870
  • Location: Fremont (Ohio)
  • Subject Keywords: Ohio History -- Presidents and Politics, Candidates for president, Hayes, Rutherford Birchard, 1822-1893
  • Contributor: Ohio History Connection
  • Rights: Online access is provided for research purposes only. For rights and reproduction requests or more information, go to http://www.ohiohistory.org/images/information
  • External Link: http://www.ohiomemory.org/cdm/ref/collection/p267401coll32/id/12097

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