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Object Name Button, Political
Catalog Number 1987.27.166
Maker Whitehead & Hoag Company
Date 1940
Material(s) Paper/Plastic/Tinplate
Dimensions H-0.75 W-0.75 inches
Description This is a celluloid-type pinback button with a straight pin enclosure. It has a white background with red and blue text that reads "ROOSEVELT/FOR/EX/PRESIDENT". This button also has a paper backing with an inscription. There is also a union label along the back edge of the button.
Collection Drexell R. Davis Collection
Event 1940 United States Presidential Election
People Roosevelt, Franklin D.
Subjects Politics & government
Political campaigns
Political candidates
Search Terms Political button
political campaigns
Political candidates
Political elections
Politics & government
Physical Holder Kentucky Historical Society - KHS