THE TICKET CELEBRATING the winner of the 1840 presidential election carries a wealth of political history.
Currently we live in one of the most politically divisive times in American history. However, the past is full of politically charged moments that still resonate with us today as documented by the Sheldon Museum’s archival collections.
TICKETS TO THE PAST
Henry L. Sheldon collected materials related to national and local politics including tickets, ballots, invitations, posters and other paraphernalia that now illuminate and facilitate our understanding of political symbols, slogans and fraught moments of national history.
The Election of 1840
The ticket celebrating the winner of the 1840...