McKinley/Roosevelt campaign poster, 1900
"Gongs and drums, banners and flags, are means whereby the ears and eyes of the host may be focused on one particular point."
1912 short film from the Woodrow Wilson campaign attacking the Taft administration. According to PBS, "it is the earliest known example of a political party or candidate using the medium of motion picture to communicate with voters." Via The Daily Dish.
1930s film produced by the U.S. government advertising the achievements of the New Deal.
Kennedy campaign theme song, 1960.
"Nixon Now," theme song from his 1972 campaign
Reagan's famous "Morning in America" ad, 1984
Bush/Cheney "Wolves" ad, 2004