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Object Name Button, Political
Title Button, Kennedy-Johnson
Catalog Number 1987.27.265
Date 1960
Material(s) Tinplate
Dimensions H-1.5 W-1.5 inches
Description This is a circular, lithographed button with a straight pin enclosure. The button face has red, white, and blue horizontal stripes. There is white text on the red and blue stripes that reads "NEW/LEADERSHIP/KENNEDY/JOHNSON". There are black and white images of Kennedy and Johnson on the central white stripe of the button.
Notes John Kennedy and Lyndon Johnson defeated Vice President Richard Nixon and Henry Cabot Lodge in the 1960 presidential election.
Collection Drexell R. Davis Collection
People Kennedy, John F.
Johnson, Lyndon B.
Subjects Political campaigns
Political elections
Search Terms Button, Political
Political button
political campaigns
Political candidates
Political elections
Presidential campaigns
Presidential election
Democratic candidates
Physical Holder Kentucky Historical Society - KHS