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Object Name Badge, Campaign
Catalog Number 1986.88.271
Date ca. 1892
Material(s) Metal/Silk
Dimensions H-11.25 W-3.25 inches
Description This Wisconsin delegate badge is from the Republican National Convention of 1892 held in Minneapolis, MN. The rosette has six layers, two blue (top), two white (middle), and two red (bottom). The center of the rosette is a gold star made of sequins and spiral metal ribbon. Below the rosette is a red ribbon which has "Republican/ National/ Convention/ Minneapolis/ 1892/ Delegate/ Wisconsin" printed in gold letters. Above the inscription is a gold eagle with nine stars arching above it. Gold spiral metal tassels fringe the bottom.
Notes This pin was worn by a Wisconsin delegate at the Republican National Convention in Minneapolis, MN 1892. The delegates from Wisconsin were Senator John C. Spooner, Henry C. Payne, Lucius Fairchild, and Isaac Stephenson. The National Republican Convention of 1892 nominated Benjamin Harrison and Whitelaw Reid to run in the election against Grover Cleveland.
Collection Drexell R. Davis Collection
Event Republican National Convention 1892
People Spooner, John C.
Payne, Henry C.
Fairchild, Lucius
Stephenson, Isaac
Harrison, Benjamin
Cleveland, Grover
Subjects Political activity
Political campaigns
Political conventions
Political elections
Politics & government
Search Terms Minnesota
Republican party
Physical Holder Kentucky Historical Society - KHS