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Object Name Button, Political
Title Button, Theodore Roosevelt
Catalog Number 1987.27.38
Maker Lucke Badge & Button Company
Date 1904
Material(s) Celluloid; tinplate; paper
Dimensions Dia-0.875 inches
Description This is a political button from the 1904 presidential election featuring Theodore Roosevelt. The button is a celluloid-process button with tinplate backing featuring a paper label. The front of the button features a black and white portrait of Theodore Roosevelt on a white background. The slogan "OUR NEXT PRESIDENT" is printed above Roosevelt's bust in black, with "ROOSEVELT" printed in white overlaying the portrait's bottom border. The reverse has a white paper label with the following inscription printed in black: "LUCKE BADGE & BUTTON CO/ BADGES, BUTTONS,/ NOVELTIES./ BALTIMORE, MD./ B.A. NO. 18/ UNION/ LIP & BA/ LABEL/ BALTIMORE, MD./ REGISTERED".
Collection Drexell R. Davis Collection
People Lucke Badge & Button Company
Roosevelt, Theodore
Subjects Presidential candidates
Presidential elections
Political campaigns
Political candidates
Political elections
Search Terms Political button
Button, Political
Presidential campaigns
Presidential candidates
Presidential election
Physical Holder Kentucky Historical Society - KHS