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Object Name Button, Political
Catalog Number 1994.5.90
Date ca. 1966
Material(s) Tinplate/Celluloid/Ink/Paper
Dimensions D-0.188 Dia-1.5 inches
Description This is a circular campaign button made by lithographic process. It has a brown background with a white superimposed m, v, and o symbol. Above and below the symbol is a slogan that reads, "WE'RE ON THE MOVE/TO END SLUMS", in white print. On the side are two manufacturing symbols. One reads, "LPIU", and the other is illegible. It has a stickpin on the back.
Notes 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
Subjects Buttons
Slums
Civil rights movements
Civil rights
Political action
Political issues
Search Terms Campaign buttons
Button, Political
Political buttons
Physical Holder Kentucky Historical Society - KHS