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Object Name Button, Political
Catalog Number 1994.5.49
Date 1968
Material(s) Plated steel
Dimensions H-1.125 W-1.125 Dia-1.125 inches
Description This is a Hubert H. Humphrey Democratic presidential-nominee campaign button from 1968. It was made on plated steel using the lithographic process with a white background and stickpin on the back. It reads "HHH/Humphrey". The "HHH" is in blue with superimposed white stars. "Humphrey" is in red.
Notes Hubert H. Humphrey was nominated by the Democrats in 1968 to run as a presidential nominee against former Vice President Richard Nixon. Humphrey lost by a narrow margin.
Media Links Hubert Humphrey biography-Biographical Directory United States Congress
Collection Chuck Pittenger Collection
Event 1968 Democratic Campaign for Presidential Nominee
People Humphrey, Hubert H.
Subjects Political campaigns
Political candidates
Political elections
Politicians
Politics & government
Campaigns, Political
Presidential candidates
Presidential elections
Elections
Search Terms Presidential campaigns
Presidential election
Presidential elections
Political button
political campaigns
political souvenirs
Button, Political
Democratic Party
Democrats
Physical Holder Kentucky Historical Society - KHS