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Object Name Button, Political
Catalog Number 1988.14.31
Date 1972
Material(s) Plastic/Tinplate
Dimensions H-3 W-3 inches
Description This is a circular "Flasher" button with a red collet. The first image is a smiling mouth while the second image is of pursed lips. Black text surrounds the image, with the words: "KISS ME.../I'M FOR MCGOVERN". On the back of the button, there is a safety pin enclosure, as well as two inscriptions and a union label (or maker's mark).
Notes This button was made in 1972 by Pictorial Productions for George McGovern's 1972 campaign for President.
Collection Drexell R. Davis Collection
Event 1972 United States Presidential Election
People Pictorial Productions
McGovern, George
Subjects Political campaigns
Political candidates
Political elections
Politics & government
Buttons (Information artifacts)
Search Terms Political button
political campaigns
Political candidates
Political elections
Button, Political
Physical Holder Kentucky Historical Society - KHS