My Collection – Photos and Commentary

Campaign 1928

Herbert Hoover ran against Al Smith in the 1928 U.S. presidential election.  Pencils topped with their likenesses, and others with broom-related slogans, were part of the campaigns —

The candidates battled head to head, but Hoover’s ultimately won.

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4 responses

  1. Jose Paulo Soares

    Thanks Fred to share these beautifuls examples of pencils. I’m a great fan of your collection!

    November 3, 2012 at 1:38 pm

    • I’m happy that you enjoy my photos, Jose.

      November 3, 2012 at 11:36 pm

  2. fantastic… this is the history on the pencils!

    November 4, 2012 at 1:40 am

  3. Great photos, and very interesting pencils! Thanks for your posts.

    November 4, 2012 at 10:28 pm

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