Political Memorabilia On Display At The Taber
Williamsport, PA. — In anticipation of this year’s election, the Thomas T. Taber Museum of the Lycoming County Historical Society is presenting a small exhibition of presidential campaign buttons, ribbons and ephemeral materials of the 19th and 20th century in its lobby showcase. The exhibition, arranged by work study student Nathan Danielson, a freshman at Lycoming College, will be in place for the month of October and early November and features campaign materials of William McKinley, Franklin D. Roosevelt, Warren G. Harding, Calvin Coolidge, Harry S. Truman, Lyndon Johnson, James Garfield, Ulysses S. Grant, Grover Cleveland, William Henry Harrison, Benjamin Harrison, Richard Nixon, and Dwight D. Eisenhower. Most of the items are from the permanent collections of the Historical Society, however several are on loan from a private collector.
As well, a fragile item from the permanent LCHS Collections (and rarely seen) will also be on display. It is a broadside reproducing the Second Inaugural Address of Thomas Jefferson, for his Presidential term beginning in 1805. The broadside was printed on silk by True & Parks of Boston, Massachusetts.
The Taber Museum is located at 858 West Fourth Street in Williamsport. Ample parking is available behind the museum or on the street. For information about other events and for operational hours, visit our website at www.tabermuseum.org or call 570-326-3326.