Object ID 003211
Object Name Great Issues and National Leaders of1908
Object Desc "The Voter's Non-Partisan Handbook and Campaign Guide" for the 1908 presidential campaign.
Collection General Collection
Accession # CMY002895
General Category Printed Material
Source Category Found In Collection
Accession Date JAN 1,1991
Location Room 1, Shelf 20
Object Date 1908
Start Year Range
End Year Range
Status On-Site Collection Storage
Object Keywords history,books,1908 presidential campaign,William Howard Taft,William J. Bryan,Thomas Watson,John Temple Grave,William R. Hearst,Eugene V. Debs,Eugene W. Chafin,
Title Great Issues and National Leaders of1908
Sub-Title Live Questions of the Day Discussed...
Series Great Issues and National Leaders
Edition First, 1908
Description / Abstract ...The Voter's Guide for the campaign of 1908 A guide book which explains how the United States' system of government and elections work. It also goes over each presidential candidate from all noted parties with essays. Includes photographs of candidates and other political figures.
Physical Description A yellow-gold clothbound hardcovered book with red, white, blue, and gold inlay on the cover. Two portraits of William H. Taft and William J. Bryan are in the center in front of a shield and a bald eagle. The spine has the title and a torch with a US monogram in the center of it.
Publisher W.E. Scull
Publisher Details Published stories about famous individuals, like Queen Victoria and Theodore Roosevelt, and recent historical events (like the Russo-Japanese War and the San Francisco earthquake of 1906) from 1898 until 1909.
Spine / Label
Date APR 12,2015
Assessor Christine Jankowski
Notes The cover has fading with the gold title letters. Discoloration around the edges of the front cover. The back cover has glass rings. The spine is cracked and fraying on the top and bottom. The back inner cover is cracked. Corners are curved. Foxed pages, and some are chipped or cornered. Spotting on the paper edges when closed.
Date APR 18,2015
Summary Location change
Notes Location changed to Room 1, Shelf 20 from On-Site Storage - automatic entry by admin