William Jennings Bryan Campaign Mug, 1896

McKee and Brothers1896

The Henry Ford

The Henry Ford
Dearborn, MI, United States

William Jennings Bryan ran for the presidency of the United States three times--but fell short each time. He gained acclaim for his rousing oratories and his appeal to poor farmers and the common man. The Democrat Bryan--who also captured the People's or "Populist" Party nomination in 1896--lost twice to McKinley and later to Taft, both Republicans.


  • Title: William Jennings Bryan Campaign Mug, 1896
  • Creator: McKee and Brothers
  • Date: 1896
  • Date Created: 1896
  • Location: United States, Pennsylvania, Jeannette
  • Subject Keywords: Bryan, William Jennings, 1860-1925, Political campaigns, Presidential campaigns, Presidential candidates, Presidential elections, Mugs (Cups), Lids (Covers), Glassware, Drinking glasses
  • Type: Objects
  • Contributor: The Henry Ford
  • Original Source: Digital Collections
  • Object Name: Mug (Cup)
  • Object ID: 72.31.59
  • Image ID: THF127680
  • Credit: From the Collections of The Henry Ford.

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