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Object Name Badge, Political
Catalog Number 1994.6.10
Maker Bastian Brothers Company
Date 1993
Material(s) Brass/Ink/Silk
Dimensions H-5.063 W-2 inches
Description This is a political badge of a rectangular brass plate with a ribbon attached holding a rectangular medallion for the inauguration of President William J. Clinton and Vice President Albert Gore, Jr. in 1993. The brass plate at the top has three stepped edges with a plate attached on top that is black with brass lettering that reads "52nd INAURURATION". There is a straight pin with a swivel clasp attached to the back of the plate. The doubled silk ribbon has vertical stripes of red, white and dark blue that is glued to the back of the plate and wrapped through the ring in the medallion. On the ribbon there is gold metallic lettering that reads "Willliam J./ Clinton/ Albert/ Gore. Jr./ January 20th/ 1993/ (an unintelligible union label)", The brass medallion hanging from the ribbon has a bas relief of the White House. On the back of the medallion there is lettering of the manufacturer that reads "BASTIAN/ GENENA, N.Y." separated by three symbols of printers unions or guilds.
Notes Al Gore, Senator from Tennessee, was a candidate for the Democratic presidential nomination in 1988 and 1992. He became Bill Clinton's running mate and was elected vice president in 1992 and 1996.
Collection Drexell R. Davis Collection
People Clinton, William J.
Gore, Al
Clinton, Bill
Subjects Badges
Campaigns, Political
Candidates, Political
Political activity
Political candidates
Political elections
Political pageantry
Inaugurations, Presidential
Presidential candidates
Presidential elections
Presidential inaugurations
Search Terms Badges
Campaigns, Political
Campaigns, Presidential
political campaigns
Political candidates
Political pageantry
political souvenirs
Presidential campaigns
Presidential candidates
Presidential election
Presidential Inauguration
Prestonsburg (Ky.)
White House
Physical Holder Kentucky Historical Society - KHS