|Object Name||Button, Political|
|Description||This is an Al Gore political button from the 1988 Democratic Party presidential primary. The button is made with a celluloid style process. The button is round in shape and made of tinplate. The background is white and the text is printed in red and black. The button features a black and white photograph of Al Gore at the center and a small confederate flag on the left side. The text reads "GORE/ forthe South * for America '88." The maker's information is printed along the side and reads "BOLD CONCEPTS NYC (212)764-6330" and has a union label to the right of the text.|
Al Gore, Senator from Tennessee, was a candidate for the Democratic presidential nomination in 1988 and 1992. He became Bill Clinton's running mate and was elected vice president in 1992 and 1996.
|Collection||Drexell R. Davis Collection|
|Event||1988 United States Presidential Election|
Politics & government
|Physical Holder||Kentucky Historical Society - KHS|