Library Catalog - Kentucky Historical Society

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Name Burke, Frank

Associated Records

Image of Sticker, Bumper - Bumper Sticker, "Vote Burke/Woodall"

Sticker, Bumper - Bumper Sticker, "Vote Burke/Woodall"

This dark green bumper sticker has mostly yellow text, with the exception of a white "VOTE" diagonally slanted up to the right in the upper left corner. The main body of text is to the right of this word, reading "BURKE / WOODALL." In the lower right corner is a statement reading, "BURKE FOR MAYOR CAMPAIGN, RAY STEPHENSON, TREASURER." To the right of this statement is a small, yellow union printing trademark with a green "512" at its center.

Image of Button, Political

Button, Political -

This is a lithographic political button created for Frank W. Burke. The background is white and in green stylistic letters it reads, "CLIMB ABOARD / BURKE'S / BANDWAGON." Beneath the political slogan is an image of a flower with triangles on either side. The backing includes a stickpin to attach the button to clothing.

Image of Button, Political

Button, Political -

This is a circular political button, made by lithographic process, for Wilson Wyatt's 1962 senatorial campaign and Frank Burke's 1962 congressional campaign. It has a Green background with the names, "WYATT / BURKE", located at the center in white print. There are two union labels located on the edge toward the bottom. It has a stickpin located on the back.

Image of Button, Political

Button, Political -

This is a political button for Democrat Frank Welsh Burke, Sr., who ran for U.S. House of Representatives in 1958 and 1960. The button was made using a lithographic process. It has a blue background with "FOR / BURKE / CONGRESS" imprinted in white lettering. It has a metal stickpin attached to the back surface.

Image of Ticket

Ticket -

This is a ticket to a fundraising luncheon to support Frank Burke's campaign for mayor of Louisville in 1969. The ticket is designed to look like a racing ticket. The piece reads "BURKE-WOODALL 1969" along the top and bottom edges. Admission to the event is $10 and the event took place on Saturday April 26, 1969 at the Kentucky Fair and Exposition Center. The name of the luncheon is the "They're- Off Luncheon."

Image of Medal, Commemorative

Medal, Commemorative -

This is a medallion commemorating the election of Frank W. Burke as mayor of Louisville, Kentucky. It is a round brass medal featuring six fleur-di-lis on the front. The inscription reads "MAYORAL / FRANK W. BURKE / MAYOR / DECEMBER 1, 1969 / INAUGURATION". The medallion is stored on a green foam pad in a hinged plastic case with a blue back and clear top.