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Object Name Button, Political
Catalog Number 1994.5.57
Date 1968
Material(s) Celluloid/Paper/Tinplate
Dimensions H-1 W-1 Dia-1 inches
Description This is a campaign button from 1968 for Eugene McCarthy. It says "Goodbye Lyndon / Hello / Gene!" in white capitalized letters on a blue background. It was made using the celluloid process and is backed with a stickpin.
Notes Eugene McCarthy was an unsuccessful candidate for the 1968 Democratic presidential nomination. The donor worked in the local presidential campaigns of Republican Nelson Rockefeller in 1964 and Democrat Eugene McCarthy in 1968 in Louisville.
Collection Chuck Pittenger Collection
Event 1968 United States Presidential Election
People McCarthy, Eugene
Subjects Political campaigns
Political candidates
Political elections
Campaigns, Political
Presidential candidates
Presidential elections
Search Terms Presidential campaigns
Presidential election
Presidential elections
Button, Political
Political button
political campaigns
political souvenirs
Physical Holder Kentucky Historical Society - KHS