Campaign Poster of 1968 Presidential Election with Richard Nixon and Spiro Agnew

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Title

Campaign Poster of 1968 Presidential Election with Richard Nixon and Spiro Agnew

Description

This is a two color campaign poster from the 1968 Presidential Election. Richard Nixon won the election and became the first Vice President to attain the office of President since 1836. Agnew has been Governor of Maryland before becoming the 39th Vice President of the US. He had served in the Army during WW II. Nixon had like Agnew for his work with African Americans and advocating for better civil rights and jobs. The photo for this poster where both Nixon and Agnew are waiving to the audience was taken at the 1968 Republican Party National Convention.

Subject

1972 Campaign Poster

Source

Private Collection of Robert Church

Creator

Feely and Wheeler Incorporated

Publisher

Mark Master

Date

1968

Contributor

Robert Church

Rights

[no text]

Relation

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Format

Poster; 340x270

Language

English

Type

Poster

Identifier

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Coverage

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Files

church_robert_photo_d_3.JPG

Citation

Feely and Wheeler Incorporated , “Campaign Poster of 1968 Presidential Election with Richard Nixon and Spiro Agnew,” UIS History Harvest, accessed November 24, 2017, http://uishistharv1.uis.edu/items/show/207.