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Object Name Button, Political
Title Campaign button, "A new beginning..."
Catalog Number 1994.6.23
Maker N.G. Slater Corporation
Date 1992
Material(s) Celluloid; paper; tinplate
Dimensions Dia-3.5 inches
Description This is a celluloid-type political button with tinplate backing and a hook and pin latch. The front of the button has a gold background. At the top center of the button printed in red with blue stroke is "A NEW / BEGINNING". Below this "President" is printed in black above a circular color portrait of Bill Clinton, followed by the presidential seal, followed by "Vice President" printed in black above a portrait of Al Gore. The portraits are contained in circular shapes with yellow borders and light blue backgrounds. Below each man's portrait, his name is printed in red capitalized letters over a yellow banner. Below the jugate, "INAUGURATION DAY" is printed in red on a blue banner. Below this banner "January 20, 1993" is printed in blue along the bottom border of the button. There are illustrated American flags on both sides of the button onto which the portraiture is overlaid. On the bottom center edge, "N. G. SLATER CORP. NYC (212)9243133" is printed in black.
Collection Drexell R. Davis Collection
People N.G. Slater Corporation
Clinton, William J.
Gore, Albert A.
Clinton, Bill
Subjects Presidential elections
Presidential inaugurations
Vice presidents
Presidential seal
Political candidates
Political elections
Search Terms Button, Political
Political button
political campaigns
Political candidates
Political elections
political souvenirs
Politics & government
Presidential campaigns
Presidential candidates
Presidential election
Presidential elections
Physical Holder Kentucky Historical Society - KHS