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Image of Button, Political

Button, Political -

This is a circular political button, produced by lithographic process, for George Wallace during the 1968 presidential election. It has a white background and a portrait of Wallace in blue and white in the middle of the button. The button is further divided in half (top and bottom) by the following phrase, Top: "WALLACE for PRESIDENT" (with a red background and white script), Bottom: "STAND UP FOR AMERICA" (with a blue background and white script). There is a stickpin on the reverse side.

Image of Button, Political

Button, Political -

This is a circular political campaign button, made by lithographic process, for George Wallace's 1968 presidential campaign. It has a blue background with a white strip that runs across the middle of the button. Within the white strip reads, "Wallace" in red print, and below the white strip reads, "FOR PRESIDENT", in white print. There are two manufacturing symbols located on the side. One symbol reads, "LPIU" and the other is illegible. It has a stickpin on the reverse side.

Image of Ribbon, Political

Ribbon, Political -

This is a political ribbon for the Presidential campaign of George Wallace in 1968. The satin ribbon is gold with black drawings of George Wallace and Curtis LeMay at the top and the Capitol dome at the bottom. There is black lettering between that reads "1968/ WALLACE & LE MAY/ STAND UP/ FOR/ AMERICA". The ends of the ribbon are pinked and the top end is turned over and sewn with black and gold cotton threads. A gold safety pin is pinned to the top edge of the ribbon.

Image of Button, Political

Button, Political -

This is a circular celluloid process political button for the Tisch Independent Citizens Party of Michigan Presidential campaign of Howard Phillips in 1992. The button has a white background with red and blue lettering that reads "TISCH INDEPENDENT CITIZENS PARTY" and "OF MICHIGAN" separated by five blue stars on each side along the edges. In the center there is dark blue lettering that reads "PHILLIPS/ FOR/ PRESIDENT" with an unreadable union printer's label at the bottom. There is red lettering on the curled under edge that reads "BOBBY MAY ADVER. SPEC. (703) 566-8788". The button has a safety-pin closure on the back.

Image of Poster, Political - Perot

Poster, Political - Perot

This presidential campaign poster for Ross Perot has a white background with dark blue stenciling. Across the top in large capitalized letters, the poster says "PEROT." Centered across the middle of the poster are three horizontal blue stripes with a star at each end. Below the stripes and stars the poster says "PRESIDENT '92." In the lower right corner in small capital letters, the poster says, "PAID FOR BY KENTUCKY PEROT PETITION COMMITTEE GLENN KLEIER TREASURER."

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Matchbook -

This is a paper matchbook with a blue and white bust photo of George Wallace on the front with the phrase "Wallace in '68" in blue block letter print. Under the photo are the words "Close cover for safety" and a union label for the Allied Printing Trades Council, Chicago. Along the top fold, there is red capitalized text that reads, "STAND UP/ FOR AMERICA!" There is red and blue text on the back of the matchbook with a heading in red letters that says "WALLACE'S RECORD" with six bullet points below listing out Wallace's positions. The positions he is for are printed in blue, and what he opposes is printed in red. Below the position statements, printed in blue, are the words "IF YOU AGREE, NO

Image of Book, Coloring - Color John B. Anderson President

Book, Coloring - Color John B. Anderson President

This political coloring book has a cardstock cover with red, white, and blue bands across it, descending in that order. In the top band is white text which reads "COLOR / JOHN B. ANDERSON / PRESIDENT." In the white band below this is a sketch of John Anderson and the U.S. Capitol dome in blue ink. Across the bottom right corner of the blue band is a red and white striped banner with blue text that reads "Collector's Edition." Inside the book are various line drawings for the owner to color in. Captions under each image tell the life story and political history of John Anderson. The back cover of the book is also cardstock and has the same red, white and blue bands as the front but without tex

Image of Button, Political

Button, Political -

This is a circular political button, produced by lithographic process, for George Wallace during the 1968 presidential election. It has a white background and a portrait of Wallace in blue and white in the middle of the button. The button is further divided in half (top and bottom) by the following phrase, Top: "WALLACE for PRESIDENT" (with a red background and white script), Bottom: "STAND UP FOR AMERICA" (with a blue background and white script). There is a stickpin on the reverse side.

Image of Handbill

Handbill -

This is a white paper political handbill. On the front is a black and white photograph of Ron Daniels in the upper left corner. To the right of this in black ink is printed "RON DANIELS / FOR / PRESIDENT / OF THE / UNITED STATES / INDEPENDENT '92." The rest of the handbill lists Daniel's acomplishments and his campaign strategy. The back of the handbill lists the progresive platform Daniel's is running under.