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Object Name Button, Political
Catalog Number 1992.26.14
Maker Badge-A-Minit
Date 1991
Material(s) Ink/Paper/Plastic/Tinplate
Dimensions H-2.313 W-2.313 Dia-2.313 inches
Description This is a circular celluloid process political button for the Lt. Governor campaign of Paul Patton in 1991. The button has a blue background with a circular color photo of Patton in the center. There is white lettering across the top and around the bottom of the button that reads "PAUL PATTON" and "Lt. Governor". There is a rectangular sticker on the back of the button with an unreadable black union printer's label over incised lettering that reads "BADGE/ A/ MINIT" and "LA SALLE/ ILL. 61301". .There is a safety-pin closure on back.
Notes Patton, Paul E. (b. 1937) Born in Lawrence County, Ky., 1937. Democrat. Lieutenant Governor of Kentucky, 1991-95; defeated in primary, 1987; Governor of Kentucky, 1995-2003.
Collection Drexell R. Davis Collection
People Patton, Paul E.
Subjects Button badges
Campaigns, Political
Candidates, Political
Electioneering
Elections
People associated with politics & government
Political activity
Political elections
Political pageantry
Politicians
Politics & government
State government
Search Terms Button, Political
Campaigns, Political
Democratic candidates
Democratic Party
Electioneering
Elections
Kentucky
Kentucky Democratic Party
Kentucky politicians
Kentucky Politics
Lieutenant Governor
Lt. Governor Candidates
Political button
political campaigns
Political candidates
Political elections
Political pageantry
Political parties
political souvenirs
Politicians
Politics
Politics & government
State elections
Physical Holder Kentucky Historical Society - KHS