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Object Name Hat
Catalog Number 2005.6.23
Date 1987
Material(s) Paper/Styrofoam
Dimensions H-1.5 W-4.5 inches
Description This is a "Wilkinson 87" miniature campaign hat made out of styrofoam. It has two plastic blue strips with red stripes around the crown of the hat. Both plastic labels have the same imagery and text. On both of these labels, there are two red stripes located both above and below the words "Wilkinson '87" written in white text. At the bottom of these labels, below the bottom red stripes are the words "Paid for by Wilkinson Campaign Finance Committee, Asa Hord Treasurer". There are two stamps on either side of these labels separating them - one is depicting green and white bow, while the other is depicting a red, white and blue birdhouse and yellow sunflowers. There are three union labels to the right of each "'87" on the two blue plastic labels that surround the crown of the hat.
Collection Drexell R. Davis Collection
People Wilkinson, Wallace G.
Subjects Political campaigns
Politics & government
Political candidates
Search Terms Democrats
Democratic Party
Political candidates
political souvenirs
Physical Holder Kentucky Historical Society - KHS