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Object Name Button, Political
Title Button, Edward Kennedy
Catalog Number 1988.8.73
Date 1980
Material(s) Tinplate
Dimensions Dia-1.625 inches
Description This is object is a political button supporting Edward Moore "Ted" Kennedy's presidential bid in the 1980 presidential election. The button features chromolithography over tinplate. The front of the button has a white background with "KENTUCKY" printed in black along the top curvature of the button and "FOR KENNEDY IN 1980" printed in red along the bottom curvature of the button. The center portion of the button features a black and white portrait of Kennedy's head over an image of the United States map with red and white stripes outlined in black. The back of the button features nothing remarkable.
Collection Drexell R. Davis Collection
People Kennedy, Edward
Kennedy, Edward M. (Edward Moore), 1932-2009
Subjects Political campaigns
Political candidates
Political elections
Presidential candidates
Presidential elections
Senators
Search Terms Political button
Button, Political
Elections
Politics
Presidential campaigns
Presidential candidates
Presidential election
Physical Holder Kentucky Historical Society - KHS