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Object Name Button, Political
Catalog Number 1989.23.70
Maker Badge-A-Minit
Date 1987
Material(s) Paper/Plastic/Tinplate/Ink
Dimensions H-2.375 W-2.375 Dia-2.375 inches
Description This is a circular celluloid process political button for the gubernatorial campaign of Wallace Wilkinson in 1987. The button bears a color photograph of the candidate and his wife, Martha Wilkinson, holding raised hands in front of a political campaign poster for Wilkinson. The tinplate backing has "BADGE-A-MINIT / LASALLE, / ILL 61301" pressed into it. The button has a safety pin closure.
Collection Drexell R. Davis Collection
People Wilkinson, Wallace
Wilkinson, Martha
Badge-A-Minit
Subjects Buttons (Information artifacts)
Governors
Elections
Campaigns, Political
Search Terms Button, Political
Governor's election
Governor's elections
governor's race
Governor's races
Governors election
Democratic candidates
Kentucky Democratic Party
Kentucky politicians
Kentucky Politics
Political button
Political buttons
political campaigns
Political candidates
Politics, Kentucky
Physical Holder Kentucky Historical Society - KHS