Republican Warren G. Harding defeated Democrat James M. Cox in the presidential election of 1920. This guide provides access to digital materials, links to external websites, and a print bibliography related to the election.
Ken Drexler, Reference Specialist, Researcher and Reference Services Division
Created: August 22, 2023
Last Updated: September 6, 2023
Republican Warren G. Harding defeated Democrat James M. Cox in the presidential election of 1920. Harding, a senator from Ohio, was victorious in a landslide, winning the popular vote by over 7 million votes.
The digital collections of the Library of Congress contain a wide variety of material associated with the presidential election of 1920, including manuscripts, photographs, political cartoons, sound recordings, films, and newspaper articles. This guide compiles links to digital materials related to the presidential election of 1920 that are available throughout the Library of Congress website. In addition, it provides links to external websites focusing on the 1920 election and a selected bibliography.