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Object Name Button, Political
Catalog Number 1987.30.24
Date 1955
Material(s) Tinplate/Ink
Dimensions H-1 W-1 D-0.188 Dia-1 inches
Description This is a circular political button, made by lithographic process, for Bert T. Combs' 1955 gubernatorial campaign. It has a blue and white portrait of Combs in the center, and a red background surrounding the portrait. The slogan, "COMBS/FOR GOVERNOR", appear in white print above and below the portrait. There are two manufacturing union labels located on the edge of the button, toward the bottom. It has a stickpin on the back.
Collection Drexell R. Davis Collection
People Combs, Bert T.
Subjects Buttons
Campaigns, Political
Political campaigns
Political candidates
Political elections
Politics & government
Search Terms Button, Political
Campaign buttons
Governors race
Gubernatiorial election
gubernatorial election
Gubernatorial elections
Gubernatorial race
Political buttons
political campaigns
political souvenirs
Politics, Kentucky
Democratic candidates
Democratic Party
Democratic Ticket
Physical Holder Kentucky Historical Society - KHS