Look Back: Democratic National Convention, 1916
Date: 6/10/2011 Album ID: 1260604
by Tim O'Neil --- Democrats gathered at the St. Louis Coliseum June 14-16, 1916, to coronate President Woodrow Wilson for nomination to a second term. It was the last of five major national political conventions held here beginning in 1876 (four Democratic, one Republican). The run coincided neatly with St. Louisí place among the nationís five biggest cities.