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Object Name Button, Political
Catalog Number 1987.30.87
Maker N.G. Slater Corp.
Date 1979
Material(s) Paper/Plastic/Tinplate
Dimensions H-1.5 W-1.5 D-0.25 Dia-1.5 inches
Description This is a circular celluloid-type political button for the Richard Lewis's bid for Kentucky lieutenant governor in 1979. The button has a blue background with white text that reads, "VOTE / RICHARD / LEWIS / LT. GOVERNOR / 1979." The name "Lewis" is located at the center of the button and the font size is slightly larger than the rest for the name to stand out. The back is made of tinplate and has a stickpin closure. Along the bottom edge, there is small white text that reads, "N.G. SLATER CORP. N.Y.C. 11" with a union label to the right of the lettering.
Collection Drexell R. Davis Collection
People Richard Lewis
Subjects Campaigns, Political
Elections
Electioneering
Political campaigns
Political candidates
Political elections
Political parties
Politicians
State government
Search Terms Campaign buttons
Campaigns, Presidential
Elections
Political buttons
political campaigns
political souvenirs
Lieutenant Governors
Physical Holder Kentucky Historical Society - KHS