Taft-Sherman Campaign Tray, 1908

J.H. Shaw Company and Meek Company1908

The Henry Ford

The Henry Ford
Dearborn, MI, United States

The Republicans nominated William Howard Taft for president in 1908. Taft was the Secretary of War and a friend of President Theodore Roosevelt. Taft was also Roosevelt's choice to replace him in the White House. With enthusiastic campaigning from Roosevelt, Taft and his running mate, James Sherman, easily defeated the Democratic candidate, William Jennings Bryan.


  • Title: Taft-Sherman Campaign Tray, 1908
  • Creator: J.H. Shaw Company, Meek Company
  • Date: 1908
  • Date Created: 1908
  • Location: United States, Ohio, Coshocton
  • Subject Keywords: Sherman, J. S. (James Schoolcraft), 1855-1912, Taft, William H. (William Howard), 1857-1930, Republican Party (U.S. : 1854- ), Political campaigns, Presidential campaigns, Presidential candidates, Presidential elections, Vice-Presidential candidates, Trays
  • Type: Objects
  • Contributor: The Henry Ford
  • Original Source: Digital Collections
  • Object Name: Tray
  • Object ID: 72.31.49
  • Image ID: THF127677
  • Credit: From the Collections of The Henry Ford.

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