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    Rare "For President" Poster for Socialist Candidate Eugene V. Debs Debs ran for president in 1900, 1904, 1908, 1912, and 1920 and his campaign items are all scarce and sought-after by collectors. Pinback buttons and postcards are most often seen for this candidate. Posters and large portrait prints are quite rare, especially when clearly issued for campaign use. This richly-colored poster depicts Debs as an older man, and is clearly from his final 1920 campaign. As Debs was in jail for sedition, he ran from behind prison bars! Excellent condition but for a half dozen small scrapes in the field, easily touched up by even a competent amateur restorer. 18" x 24".

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    June, 2005
    22nd-23rd Wednesday-Thursday
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