First National Convention of the Progressive Party

Author:
Progressive Party (1912)
Date:
1912-08-07
Description:
Proceedings of the first National Progressive Convention held in Chicago, Illinois, on August 5-7, 1912. Through a number of speeches, party leaders justify the party's founding and define its political goals. Theodore Roosevelt is nominated as the Progressive candidate for president and Hiram Johnson is nominated as his running mate. Both deliver speeches accepting their nomination and expounding on progressive ideals. TR's speeches are found on pages 60-145 and 298-301.
Subject:
Political conventions, Progressivism (United States politics), Political parties--Platforms, Presidents--Nomination, Social justice, Industrial relations, Business and politics, Women--Suffrage, Nature conservation, National Progressive Convention, Progressive Party (1912), Roosevelt, Theodore, 1858-1919, Johnson, Hiram, 1866-1945, Addams, Jane, 1860-1935, Garfield, James Rudolph, 1865-1950, Pinchot, Gifford, 1865-1946, Beveridge, Albert J. (Albert Jeremiah), 1862-1927
Partner:
Theodore Roosevelt Center
Rights:
These images are presented through a cooperative effort between the Library of Congress and Dickinson State University. No known restrictions on publication.
Source:
http://www.theodorerooseveltcenter.org/Research/Digital-Library/Record?libID=o284845
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