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Object Name Button, Political
Catalog Number 1988.14.6
Maker Bold Concepts
Date 1988
Material(s) Ink/Paper/Plastic/Tinplate
Dimensions H-3 W-3 Dia-3 inches
Description This is a circular celluloid process metal political button for the presidential campaign of Michael Dukakis in 1988. The button has a red background with a black and white photo of Dukakis in the center. Around the button there is white lettering that reads "IN THE KENNEDY TRADITION/ DUKAKIS IN '88". There is white lettering on the curled under edge that reads "BOLD CONCEPTS NYC (212)764-6330" followed by an unreadable union printers label in white. There is a safety pin closure attached to the back of the button.
Notes Democrats Michael Dukakis and Lloyd Bentson lost to George Bush and Dan Quayle in the 1988 presidential election.
Collection Drexell R. Davis Collection
Event 1988 United States Presidential Election
People Dukakis, Michael
Subjects Button badges
Campaigns, Political
Candidates, Presidential
Electioneering
Elections
People associated with politics & government
Political activity
Political campaigns
Political candidates
Political elections
Political pageantry
Politicians
Politics & government
Presidential candidates
Presidential elections
Search Terms Button, Political
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Elections
Democratic candidates
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Democrats
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Political candidates
Political elections
Political pageantry
Political parties
political souvenirs
Politicians
Politics
Politics & government
Presidential campaigns
Presidential candidates
Presidential election
Presidential nominees
Physical Holder Kentucky Historical Society - KHS