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This white paper campaign bag with handles has blue text that reads, "Bill Cox Lt. Gov. '79" on the front. Beneath the slogan in small letters, it says, "Paid for by Bill Cox for Lt. Governor Committee, P.O. Box 1979, Madisonville, KY 42431, W. Logan Calvert, Treasurer."

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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 celluloid-type pinback button with a safety pin enclosure. It has a light blue background with red text. In the center of the button are images of Mike Dukakis, Sam Nunn, and Ted Kennedy. The text reads "'WE LIKE MIKE'/DUKAKIS IN '88".

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This Ronald Reagan and George Bush bumper sticker has a white background with blue text that comprises the left hand side of the sticker that reads "REAGAN / BUSH." On the right side of the sticker, there are several blue horizontal lines with a large red "'84" printed in front of the lines.

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This is a political ribbon made of white silk satin with woven images of Rutherford B. Hayes and William A. Wheeler embroidered in black and gray. There are two horizontal black lines near the top edge of the ribbon with red and blue text embroidered between the lines that reads, "REPUBLICAN / CANDIDATES." Above the images of Hayes and Wheeler, there is red and black text that says "FOR / PRESIDENT" and "FOR / VICE PRESIDENT" respectively. Below each candidate, there is black, blue, and a red text that says "R.B. HAYES/OF/OHIO" and "W.A. WHEELER/OF/NEW YORK." There is a blue and white candy stripe bar embroidered along the bottom. At the top of the ribbon, in reverse, are the letters for th

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This Ronald Reagan-George Bush bumper sticker has a blue background with large white text that reads "Reagan & Bush." In the lower right corner, there is small text that reads, "PAID FOR BY THE REPUBLICAN PARTY OF KENTUCKY, DUFFY FORD, TREASURER." There is a printing label in the lower right corner to the right of the text.

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Button, Political -

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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Button, Political -

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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Pin, Political -

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 bumper sticker is printed on a white background with blue and red rectangles taking up the majority of the sticker's face. The blue rectangle takes up roughly 2/3 of the sticker and has the words "JONES [space] PATTON" printed in white. In the space between the words is a red 5-pointed star, that is "shadowed" in black. The red rectangle sits below the blue and takes up roughly 1/3 of the sticker. It has on it, again printed in white, the words "DEMOCRATS FOR KENTUCKY." In the lower right corner is a union printing label, also printed in white. It says, "GRAPHIC COMMUNICATION / GCIU / UNION LABEL / INTERNATIONAL UNION." To the left of this label is a small, white "R" in a circle, and to

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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 Brereton Jones bumper sticker has a white border with a red and blue horizontal background with white text. The upper red stripe contains text that reads "TEACHERS FOR, " and the blue background, which takes up the lower 3/4 of the sticker, has a big white "JONES." A small white union printing label resides in the lower right corner of the sticker and has a blue "512" printed at its center.

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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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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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This is a circular celluloid process political button from Bobby Richardson's primary election campaign for Kentucky lieutenant governor in 1991. The button has a white background with red letter that reads "BOBBY RICHARDSON / LIEUTENANT GOVERNOR" along the top and bottom edge of the button. There is a line drawing of Richardson smoking a pipe in the center of the button. The button has a safety-pin fastener on back.

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This Don Todd rectangular bumper sticker has a blue and white background. The blue background makes up about 7.5" of the left side, and has white text that reads, "TODD", which is underlined in white. The white background makes up about 5" of the right side, and has blue text that reads, "FOR / SENATE" and the lower line of text is underlined in blue. Along the lower right edge there is small blue text that reads, "Paid for by Don Todd for Senate, / Steve Vicroy, Treasurer".

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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.