HAIL TO THE POSSIBLE CHIEF: LARGE STACKPOLE PHOTOGRAPH OF TRUMAN’S 1948 CAMPAIGN TRAIL
(TRUMAN, Harry) STACKPOLE, Peter. [Expectant Crowd, Franklin County Democratic Headquarters]. Mount Vernon, Texas: Life, 1948. Silver gelatin photograph, measuring 13 by 10-3/4 inches. $650.
Vintage photograph by Life staff photographer Peter Stackpole of the crowd gathered to greet candidate Harry Truman on his “Whistle Stop” appearance in Mount Vernon, Texas.
Truman logged over 10,000 miles on the campaign trail. This picture was taken for the Life magazine photo-essay appearing on November 15th. With Life stamps of ownership on verso.
Minor creasing to edges. Exceptionally good condition.