Democratic Presidential Nominee Woodrow Wilson
Woodrow Wilson, governor of New Jersey, sits in a caned chair at center left and speaks with fellow Democratic politicians assembled at Sea Girt, New Jersey, in August 1912. Speaker of the U.S. House of Representatives Champ Clark, of Missouri, sits to Wilson's left. The 1912 Democratic National Convention was held in Baltimore from June 25 to July 2, 1912. On the forty-sixth ballot, Wilson won the Democratic nomination for president, beating Clark and others. Wilson delivered a speech accepting the nomination on August 7, 1912, at Sea Girt.
This photograph is part of the George Grantham Bain Collection at the Library of Congress.