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Delegates at the Socialist Convention at Reading, PA, July 4, 1932.
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A group of people pose for a photograph. In the front row five, well-dressed women are seated in chairs. In the second row five men wearing suits are standing. The man in the middle of that row is James Maurer.In the third and last row, five men wearing suits are standing.

Credit: George Caylor Photographs Collection, Tamiment Library, New York University

In 1932 the Socialist party ran James Maurer (standing in the middle) as its vice presidential candidate in the presidential election. Standing fourth from the right is Darlington Hoopes, who would replace Maurer as Norman Thomas's running mate during the presidential election of 1944. Hoopes would follow Thomas as the Socialists' presidential candidate in 1952.

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