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Object Name Button, Political
Catalog Number 1987.27.162
Maker Bastian Brothers Company
Date 1944
Material(s) Tinplate
Dimensions H-1.5 W-0.875 inches
Description This is a political campaign button for the predidential election of Franklin D. Roosevelt and Harry S. Truman. It is a tab style button that was made with a lithographed production process. The background is red white and blue and it has an inscription in blue that says "ROOSEVELT/ TRUMAN." The maker's mark is on the tab and has two union stamps. It reads "BASTIAN BROTHERS CO. ROCHESTER, N.Y."
Collection Drexell R. Davis Collection
People Bastian Brothers Company
Truman, Harry S.
Roosevelt, Franklin D.
Subjects Presidential candidates
Presidential elections
Political elections
Political candidates
Political campaigns
Physical Holder Kentucky Historical Society - KHS