May 15th, 1912: Taft Depressed By Poor Showing, May Quit Race

Taft and Roosevelt were battling it out for the Presidency in 1912. Here’s the front page of the Washington Times for May 15th, 101 years ago today.

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front page of the Washington Times - May 15th, 1912
front page of the Washington Times – May 15th, 1912
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back page of the Washington Times - May 15th, 1912
back page of the Washington Times – May 15th, 1912

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Tom founded Ghosts of DC on January 4th, 2012 as a blog to uncover the lost and untold history of Washington, D.C. He has lived in the city for over a decade and loves exploring every corner of the District.

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