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Object Name Badge, Political
Catalog Number 1986.88.275
Date 1952
Material(s) Brass/Silk
Dimensions H-3 W-1.75 inches
Description This is a brass delegate identification badge with a brass medal and silk ribbon from the 1952 Democratic State Convention. The brass plate at the top is stamped with "DELEGATE". The brass medal swings freely from the ring in the middle of the brass plate. Stamped onto the medal are the words "INDIANA / DEMOCRATIC / STATE / CONVENTION / 1952". The profile icon of the Democratic donkey is engraved between the "19" and the "52". The Union label is stamped onto the reverse of the medal. The silk ribbon is sewn around the bar on the reverse of the plate and has vertical red, white and blue stripes in silk.
Notes The Indiana State Democratic Convention meets every two years.
Collection Drexell R. Davis Collection
Subjects Campaigns, Political
Elections
Political campaigns
Political conventions
Political elections
Political pageantry
Political parties
Political representation
Politics & government
Search Terms Campaigns, Political
Elections
Political campaigns
Political conventions
Political elections
Political pageantry
Political parties
Political representation
Politics & government
Democratic State Conventions
Democratic party
Democratic Ticket
Indiana
Physical Holder Kentucky Historical Society - KHS