Symbols & Mascots

The Campaign Egg of 1888.

The Grover Cleveland-Allen Thurman “Campaign Egg” refers to the (then) Democratic Party mascot, the rooster. A brass silhouette of a rooster pops in and out of the egg to declare its support for the successful Democratic Party candidates in 1888.

Grover Cleveland Handkerchief, 1892.

This campaign handkerchief identifies the candidates with the Democratic Party through the rooster, which was then the party mascot.