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Object Name Button, Political
Catalog Number 1994.5.53
Maker E. Horn Company
Date 1968
Material(s) Tinplate/Celluloid/Paper/Ink
Dimensions H-1.5 W-1.5 D-1.5 inches
Description This is a circular button, printed with chromolithographic process. It has a white background that reads "McCarthy" on the center. The colors are a simple dark blue and light blue chevron that is divided by the name, which is also dark blue. There is a small star underneath the little "c" in McCarthy. On the edge it reads the manufacturing company, "E. Horn Co. Phila 19126" and other small manufacturing symbols. It has a stickpin on the back.
Notes Senator Eugene McCarthy was an unsuccessful candidate for the 1968 Democratic presidential nomination.
Collection Chuck Pittenger Collection
People E. Horn Company
McCarthy, Eugene
Subjects Buttons
Political campaigns
Political candidates
Political elections
Politics & government
Presidential candidates
Presidential elections
Campaigns, Political
Search Terms Philadelphia (Pa.)
Button, Political
Political button
political campaigns
political souvenirs
Presidential campaigns
Presidential election
Presidential elections
Presidential nominees
Democratic Party
Physical Holder Kentucky Historical Society - KHS