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This is a circular celluloid process metal political button for the gubernatorial campaign of Larry Hopkins in 1991. The button has a dark blue background with yellow lettering that reads "HOPKINS/ For/ GOVERNOR". There is a safety pin closure attached to the back of the button.

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This is a card stock postcard for the Lieutenant Governor campaign of Wayne Rutherford in 1975. The front of the postcard has a red background with a black and white photo of Rutherford in the lower left corner. There is white outlined lettering on the upper half that reads "Rutherford/ Rutherford" and white lettering on the lower half that reads, "Rutherford / Democrat / For Lt. Governor / PAID FOR BY CITIZENS FOR RUTHERFORD / FOR LT. GOV., JAMES D. WALLEN, TREASURER." There is red lettering on the reverse message side that reads "There's got to be a better way!"

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This is a circular celluloid process metal political button for the U.S. congressional campaign of Chris Gorman in 1991. The button has a white background with a red stripe across the top with white lettering that reads "CHRIS", a dark blue stripe across the middle with white lettering that reads "GORMAN" and dark blue lettering across the bottom that reads "DEMOCRAT". There is a safety pin closure attached to the back.

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This is a circular celluloid process metal political button for the gubernatorial campaign of Brereton Jones in 1991. The button has white background with dark blue lettering that reads "JONES/ '91". There is a safety pin closure attached to the back.

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This is a circular gold tone metal political pin from Pete Worthington's 1991 campaign for Kentucky lieutenant governor. The pin has a dark blue outlined white enamel star on a red outlined white enamel circle within a shiny metallic gold circular border. Inside the star there is metallic gold lettering that reads "Worthington / Lt. Gov. / '91". The back of the pin has an etched checkered pattern and a butterfly clasp.

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This is a circular celluloid process political button for the gubernatorial campaign of Gatewood Galbraith in 1991. The button has a white background with a center motif of a large green marijuana leaf, gold veins, and black outline. There is green and gold lettering that reads "GREEN DEMOCRATS" and "GATEWOOD FOR GOVERNOR 1991" separated by two green dots. A safety pin closure is attached to the back of the button.

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This is an emery board for the political campaign of Walter Baker for U.S. House of Representatives in 1971. The emery board is tan on the rough side and red, white and blue on the buff side. There is black lettering on the buff side that reads "WALTER BAKER FOR CONGRESS/ Pd. For By Citizens For W. Baker - J. Pedigo, Treas." followed by an unreadable printer's union bug.

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This is an emery board for the political campaign of Donnie Kell for State Treasurer in 1991. The emery board is tan colored on rough side and yellow colored on buff side. There is black lettering on the buff side that reads "ELECT DONNIE KELL STATE TREASURER '91".

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Button, Political -

This is a circular celluloid process political button for the gubernatorial campaign of Larry Hopkins in 1991. The button has a bright blue background with yellow lettering across the middle that reads "HOPKINS" and white lettering around the top and bottom that reads "HONEST CHANGE" and "GOVERNOR". There is a safety pin closure attached to the back of the button.

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Button, Political -

This is a circular celluloid process metal political button for the Lieutenant Governor campaign of Steve Collins in 1991. The button has a white background with blue lettering that reads "Steve/ Collins/ Lt. Governor '91". A safety pin closure is attached to the back of the button.

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Button, Political -

This is a circular celluloid process political button for the State Treasurer campaign of Drex Davis, Jr. in 1991. The button has a white background with a blue tint photo of Davis in the middle and dark blue lettering across the top and around the bottom of the button that reads "Drex Davis, Jr. and "State Treasurer". There is a dark blue unreadable union printers label on the curled under edge and a safety pin closure is attached to the back of the button.

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File, Nail - Emery Board, Alma Waddell

This is an emery board for the political campaign of Alma Waddell for Kentucky Secretary of State in 1987. The emery board is tan on the rough side and white on the buff side. There is dark blue lettering on the buff side that reads "Elect Alma Waddell/ Secretary of State/ Paid for by the Committee to/ Elect Alma Waddell Secretary of State,/ Rudean Adams, Treasurer".

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This is a small gold metal lapel pin for the Ray Corns' 1991 campaign for Kentucky lieutenant governor. The button is rectangular with incised and enamel lettering that reads "JUDGE" in dark blue, "RAY" in red, "CORNS" in white and "LT. GOVERNOR" in dark blue. A white star on a dark blue square is in the upper right corner. There is a butterfly clasp on the back of the pin.

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Button, Political -

This is a circular celluloid process metal political button for the gubernatorial campaign of Harvey Sloane in 1979. The button has a white background with dark blue lettering across the top that reads "WOMEN'S ROUNDTABLE". There is dark blue lettering in the center that reads "FOR GOVERNOR/ Sloane" with a red stripe above and below. There is a safety pin closure attached to the back.

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Button, Political -

This is a circular celluloid process political button for the Paul Patton's 1991 campaign for Kentucky lieutenant governor. The button has a blue background with a color photo of Patton in the center and white lettering across the top and at the bottom that reads "PAUL PATTON” and ”Lieutenant Governor”. There is a small white adhered paper with an unreadable union printer’s label over incised lettering that reads ”BADGE-A-MINIT” and ”LASALLE ILL. 61310." There is a safety pin closure attached to the back of the button.

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Button, Political -

This is a circular celluloid process political button for the 1987 Superintendent of Public Instruction campaign of Harry G. "Gippy" Graham. The button has a green background with a black and white photo of Graham in the center and white lettering above and below that reads "UNLOCK KENTUCKY'S POTENTIAL/ SUPERINTENDENT OF" and "PUBLIC INSTRUCTION/ HARRY G. 'GIPPY' GRAHAM". There is a safety pin closure attached to the back of the button.

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This is a circular celluloid process metal political pin for the State Auditor campaign of Ben Chandler in 1991. The button has a white background with a drawing of a soldier holding a waving American flag in red and dark blue in the center. There is dark blue lettering across the top and bottom that reads "Ben Chandler/ Auditor". There is a safety pin closure attached to the back.

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This is a molded plastic clip political button for the gubernatorial campaign of Floyd Poore in 1991. The clip has the shape of a paper clip with a solid center. The clip is white with blue lettering that reads "VOTE/ Dr. Floyd G. Poore/ Governor 91". There is a thick red line beneath "Dr. Floyd" before "Governor 91".

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This is a circular celluloid process political button for the gubernatorial campaign of Louie B. Nunn in 1967. The button has a dark green background with red lettering that reads "NUNN". There is an unreadable union printer's label at the bottom of the button. A stick pin is attached under the back edge.

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This is an emery board for the political campaign of Steve Collins, son of former governor Martha Layne Collins in 1991. The emery board is tan colored on rough side and white color buff side. There is dark blue lettering on the buff side that reads "Steve/ Collins/ Lt. Governor '91".