Minnie Fisher Cunningham campaign poster, 1928


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Minnie Fisher Cunningham campaign poster, 1928

In order to oppose Governor Coke Stevenson's undermining of President Roosevelt's New Deal Policies, Minnie Fisher Cunningham sold wood from her farm in order to raise money for her filing fee to run for governor. As with her previous run for Senate, she would be defeated in the primary, but she placed second out of nine candidates, only behind the incumbent himself, an impressive feat.


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