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Object Name Poster, Political
Title Rally for Coal Truckers
Catalog Number 1986.88.36
Creator Law. Co. Comm.
Date ca. 1983
Material(s) Paper
Dimensions H-14 W-11 inches
Description This poster has a white background with black text and the title "Rally / FOR / Coal Truckers TO MEET / GRADY STUMBO / Candidate for Governor." There is a black and white photograph of the front end of an old truck in the center of the poster with the caption, "GUESS MY AGE" in all black, capital letters. The candidate's name is split on either side of the photo, with "GRADY" diagonally slanted up to the right on the left side of the photo, and "STUMBO" diagonally slanted down to the right on the right side of the photo.The bottom gives information about the rally, printed in all black, capital lettering: "SATURDAY, MAY 14 - 6:00 pm / CERTIFIED OIL STATION / US 23 South LOUISA, KY." Under this, in much smaller black lettering are the words "paid for by Law. Co. Comm. to elect Grady Stumbo, Gov. - Pauline Blevins, Treas." To the left of this line of small text is a printer's union trademark which is partially legible and reads "Typographical / Union Label / Ash..." (presumably Ashland, KY).
Notes Warren Grady Stumbo is a politician and doctor who was a Candidate in the Democratic primary for Governor of Kentucky in 1983 and 1987, losing both races.

This poster was donated on December 30, 1986 by Drexel Davis. Davis, a self-described "Yellow Dog" Democrat, held several elected positions in Kentucky state government. His thirty-three years of public service prompted his interest in collecting political memorabilia.
Collection Drexell R. Davis Collection
People Stumbo, Grady
Subjects Posters
Campaign posters
Campaigns, Political
Political campaigns
Political candidates
Political elections
Political parades & rallies
Political posters
Candidates, Political
Coal miners
Coal mining
Election posters
Search Terms Poster
Gubernatiorial election
Gubernatorial race
Coal Mining
Louisa (Ky.)
political campaigns
Political candidates
Political elections
political souvenirs
Politics & government
Politics, Kentucky
Political pageantry
Physical Holder Kentucky Historical Society - KHS