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Object Name Button, Political
Catalog Number 1994.5.50
Maker Bastian Brothers Company
Date 1968
Material(s) Tinplate
Dimensions H-1 W-1 Dia-1 inches
Description This is a Hubert H. Humphrey presidential nominee campaign button from 1968. It was made on tinplate using the lithographic process with a white background and stickpin on the back. It reads "HHH" in blue.
Notes Hubert H. Humphrey, Senator from Minnesota, was nominated by the Democratic Party as the presidential nominee in 1968. He lost to former Vice President Richard Nixon by a narrow margin.
Media Links Hubert Humphrey biography-Biographical Directory United States Congress
Collection Chuck Pittenger Collection
Event 1968 Democratic Presidential Nominee campaign
People Humphrey, Hubert H.
Subjects Political button
Political campaigns
Political souvenirs
Presidential nominees
Elections
Campaigns, Political
Search Terms Button, political
Political button
Political campaigns
Political souvenirs
Presidential nominees
Democratic Party
Physical Holder Kentucky Historical Society - KHS