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Object Name Button, Political
Catalog Number 1988.8.77
Date 1980
Material(s) Paper/Plastic/Tinplate
Dimensions H-1.5 W-1.5 inches
Description This is a celluloid-type pinback button with a straight pin enclosure. It has a white background with a black border, and a black and white image of "Scoop" Jackson in the center. There is white text surrounding the image on the border of the button, that reads: "'SCOOP' JACKSON/FOR PRESIDENT 1980".
Notes Henry Martin "Scoop" Jackson (May 31, 1912 – September 1, 1983) was a US Congressman (1941–1953) and Senator (from 1953 until his death) from the state of Washington. Jackson was twice a candidate for the Democratic presidential nomination, in 1972 and 1976.
Collection Drexell R. Davis Collection
People Jackson, Henry "Scoop"
Subjects Politics & government
Political elections
Political candidates
Political campaigns
Search Terms Politics
Political candidates
Political elections
political campaigns
Physical Holder Kentucky Historical Society - KHS