Bibliography and Suggestions for Further Reading

Ackerman, Donald L., and Jonathan H. Mann. That’s the Ticket! A Century of American Political Ballots: Selections from the Charles H. McSorley Collection. New York: Rail Splitter Press, 2012.

America Goes to the Polls: Highlights of the Presidential Campaigns 1789-1964. Hartford, Conn.: Travelers Insurance Companies, 1964.

Baker, Paula. “The Domestication of Politics: Women and American Political Society, 1780-1920.” American Historical Review 89 (June 1984): 620-647.

Blantz, Thomas E. “James Gillespie Blaine, His Family, and ‘Romanism.’” The Catholic Historical Review, Vol. 94, No. 4 (Oct. 2008): 695-716.

Boller, Paul. Presidential Campaigns: From George Washington to George W. Bush. New York: Oxford University Press, 2004.

Carnog, Evan, and Richard Whelan. Hats in the Ring: An Illustrated History of American Presidential Campaigns. New York: Random House, 2000.

Casper, Scott E. Constructing American Lives: Biography & Culture in Nineteenth-Century America. Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina Press, 1999. Print.

Collins, Herbert Ridgeway. Threads of History: Americana Recorded on Cloth: 1775 to the Present. Washington: Smithsonian Institution Press, 1979.

Culbertson, Tom. “The Golden Age of American Political Cartoons.” The Journal of the Gilded Age and Progressive Era, Vol. 7, No. 3 (July 2008): 276-295.

Farrelly, David G. “‘Rum, Romanism and Rebellion’ Resurrected.” The Western Political Quarterly, Vol. 8, no. 2 (June 1955): 262-270.

Fischer, Roger A. Tippecanoe and Trinkets Too: The Material Culture of American Presidential Campaigns, 1828-1984. Urbana: University of Illinois Press, 1988.

Frey, Allen A. Getting the Message Out: A Collector’s View of Presidential Campaigns. 2012.

Gould, Lewis L. The Republicans: A History of the Grand Old Party. New York: Oxford University Press, 2012.  See especially Ch. 3, “Republicans in the Gilded Age, 1877-1893.”

Gustafson, Melanie Susan. Women and the Republican Party,1854-1934. Urbana: University of Illinois Press, 2001.  “Every good Republican was expected to wear a badge, pin, ring or mark of political faith of some sort.”

Harrison, Robert. “Blaine and the Camerons: A Study in the Limits of Machine Power.” Pennsylvania History Vol. 49, no. 3 (July 1982): 157-175.

Hirsch, Mark D. “The New York Times and the Election of 1884.” New York History, Vol. 29, No. 3 (July 1948): 301-308.

Jeansonne, Glen. “Caricature and Satire in the Presidential Campaign of 1884.” Journal of American Culture (Summer 1980): 238-244.

John, Richard R. “Markets, Morality, and the Media: The Election of 1884 and the Iconography of Progressivism.” In Gareth Davies and Julian E. Zelizer, eds. America at the Ballot Box: Elections and Political History. Philadelphia: University of Pennsylvania Press, 2015.

Kohn, Edward. “Crossing the Rubicon: Theodore Roosevelt, Henry Cabot Lodge, and the 1884 Republican National Convention.”  The Journal of the Gilded Age and Progressive Era, Vol. 5, no. 1 (Jan. 2006): 18-45.

McFarland, Gerald W. “The New York Mugwumps of 1884: A Profile.” Political Science Quarterly, Vol. 78, no. 1 (March 1963): 40-58.

McGerr, Michael E. The Decline of Popular Politics: The American North, 1865-1928. New York: Oxford University Press, 1986.

Makemson, Harlen. One Misdeed Evokes Another: How Political Cartoonists Used ‘Scandal Intertextuality’ Against Presidential Candidate James G. Blaine. Media History Monographs 7:20 (2004-05): 1-20.

Melder, Keith E., ed. Hail to the Candidate: Presidential Campaigns from Banners to Broadcasts. Washington: Smithsonian Institution Press, 1992.

Miles, William. The Image Makers: A Bibliography of American Presidential Campaign Biographies. Metuchen, N.J: Scarecrow Press, 1979.

Miller, Lillian. “If Elected …”: Unsuccessful Candidates for the Presidency, 1796-1968. Washington: Smithsonian Institution Press, 1972.

Norgren, Jill. Belva Lockwood: The Woman Who Would Be President. Foreword by Ruth Bader Ginsburg. New York: New York University Press, 2007.

Rosenberg, Marvin, and Dorothy Rosenberg. “The Dirtiest Election.” American Heritage, Vol. 13, No. 5 (August 1962): 4-9, 97-100.

Schlesinger, Arthur M., Fred L. Israel, and David J. Frent. Running for President: The Candidates and Their Images. New York: Simon & Schuster, 1994.

Summers, Mark W. Rum, Romanism, & Rebellion: The Making of a President, 1884. Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina Press, 2000.

Thomas, Samuel J. “Holding the Tiger: Mugwump Cartoonists and Tammany Hall in Gilded Age New York.” New York History, Vol. 82, No. 2 (Spring 2001): 155-182.

Thomas, Samuel J. “The Tattooed Man Caricatures and the Presidential Campaign of 1884.” Journal of American Culture, Vol. 10 (Winter 1987): 1-20.

Trefousse, H.L. “Ben Butler and the Election of 1884.” New York History, Vol. 37, No. 2 (April 1956): 185-196.

Voss, Frederick. Packaging Presidents: 200 Years of Campaigns and Candidates. Illustrated with Selections from the Merrill C. Berman Collection. Springfield, Ill.: Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library, 2008.

West, Richard Samuel. “Laboring to Save Fools: The Presidential Contest of 1884 in the Pages of Puck and Judge.” Target (Winter 1983): 14-20.

Williams, R. Hal, and Hervey A. Priddy. From George to George: Presidential Elections in the United States from 1789 to the Present. Curated by R. Hal Williams & Hervey A. Priddy. Dallas: Bridwell Library, Southern Methodist University, 2004.

Williams, R. Hal. Years of Decision: American Politics in the 1890s. New York: Knopf, 1978.


Bibliography and Suggestions for Further Reading