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Object Name Button, Political
Title Button, Theodore Roosevelt
Catalog Number 1987.27.31
Maker F.F. Pulver Co.
Date 1904
Material(s) Celluloid; tinplate; paper
Dimensions Dia-1.25 inches
Description This is a campaign button from the 1904 presidential election. The button was manufactured utilizing celluloid-process with a tinplate backing. The front of the button features a portrait of Theodore Roosevelt on a gold background. The reverse features a paper label with a maker's mark and patent information. The label includes the following inscription printed in black: "Made by/ F. F. PULVER CO./ BUTTONS, BADGES./ ROCHESTER, N. Y./ Get a collection of Buttons:/ Send for Catalogue./ Patented Feb. 17, 1903, Apr. 19, 19[terminating digits missing]".
Collection Drexell R. Davis Collection
People F.F. Pulver Co.
Roosevelt, Theodore
Subjects Political activity
Political campaigns
Political candidates
Political elections
Presidential candidates
Presidential elections
Search Terms Political button
Button, Political
Elections
Politics
Presidential campaigns
Presidential candidates
Presidential election
Physical Holder Kentucky Historical Society - KHS