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President Taft Elected... NY Governor Hughes re-elected...



Item # 177513

November 7, 1908

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, November 7, 1908 The front page of this issue has two photos of "The Next President and Vice-President--William Howard Taft and James Schoolcraft Shermen" which also includes short biographies.
This issue has photos of "Governor Hughes Re-Elected in New York"; "Upper Broadway on Election Night"; "How New York Watched the Returns"; "Fire Fighting Without Fire-Engines" and "A Prince and a Princess-in-Waiting." There is also a full page illustration by Gerrit A. Beneker called "All Because He Bet the Wrong Way"; one of "The Sword of Damocles" by W. O. Wilson; and a double page illustration by Kemble called "The Same Old Cyclone" plus the 13th comic in a series by Grill called "The White House Boys, Bill and Jack and much more.
Other advertisements of the day are included as well, helping to portray life at the turn of the century. 

Category: Harper's Weekly

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