Skip to main content

The National Portrait Gallery is open to the public Wed - Sun, with timed-entry passes required for all visitors. On-site tours and events are currently suspended and all public programs will be online

Woodrow Wilson

Woodrow Wilson
Artist
Keystone View Company, active 1892 - 1939?
Sitter
Woodrow Wilson, 28 Dec 1856 - 3 Feb 1924
Date
c. 1913
Type
Photograph
Medium
Gelatin silver print
Dimensions
Image/Sheet (each): 7.9 × 7.7 cm (3 1/8 × 3 1/16")
Mount: 8.8 × 17.9 cm (3 7/16 × 7 1/16")
Credit Line
National Portrait Gallery, Smithsonian Institution
Restrictions & Rights
CC0
Object number
NPG.80.85
Exhibition Label
Historians view the four-way 1912 election as one of the most interesting in American history. Former president Theodore Roosevelt formed his Bull Moose Party and ran on "New Nationalism," a program of government regulation of corporations. Eugene Debs ran as a socialist candidate; President William Howard Taft ran for reelection as the Republican candidate. Woodrow Wilson, the Democratic Party nominee, ran on a reform platform known as the "New Freedom," which pledged to break up concentrations of wealth and power and restore competiveness to the economy.
Data Source
National Portrait Gallery
See more items in
National Portrait Gallery Collection