The 1924 campaign of 1924 Democratic
Party nominee John W. Davis is one of the most obscure of the
twentieth century. Davis was defeated in a landslide by President
Calvin Coolidge who had taken office upon the death of the popular
Warren G. Harding.
Relatively few promotional items were made to support the candidacy
of Mr. Davis, and of those, hardly any were saved. Consequently,
such items are very hard to obtain by collectors of political
This virtual museum has been put together to show historians
and collectors the materials produced for the Davis campaign.
Most of the pictures are from the collections of private collectors.
Some have been electronically produced based upon the historical
record. If any of these are in error we would welcome corrections
or accurate photos.