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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
Politics & government
Campaigns, Political
Presidential candidates
Presidential elections
Search Terms Presidential campaigns
Presidential election
Presidential elections
Political button
political campaigns
political souvenirs
Button, Political
Democratic Party
Physical Holder Kentucky Historical Society - KHS