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Object Name Button, Political
Catalog Number 1994.6.47
Date 1992
Material(s) Ink/Paper/Plastic/Tinplate
Dimensions Dia-1.438 inches
Description This is a circular celluloid process political button for the pesidential campaign of Tom Harkin in 1992. The button has a white background with the green outline of the state of Washington in the center. There is red lettering inside the outline that reads " '92" and HARKIN/ FOR/ PRESIDENT". Across the top and bottom of the button there is green lettering that reads "The Primary Choice" and "For Working People". There is green lettering on the curled under edge that reads "FRIENDS OF SENATOR HARKIN" preceded by a green union printer's label. A safety pin closure is attached under the back edge of the button.
Notes Tom Harkin was a unsuccessful candidate for the 1992 Democratic presidential nomination.
Collection Drexell R. Davis Collection
Event 1992 United States Presidential Election
People Harkin, Tom
Subjects Button badges
Candidates, Political
Campaigns, Political
People associated with politics & government
Political activity
Political campaigns
Political candidates
Political elections
Presidential candidates
Presidential primaries
Search Terms Button, Political
Campaigns, Presidential
Democratic candidates
Democratic Party
Political button
political campaigns
Political candidates
Political elections
Political pageantry
political souvenirs
Politics & government
Presidential candidates
Presidential primaries
Washington (State)
Physical Holder Kentucky Historical Society - KHS