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Object Name Button, Political
Catalog Number 1987.27.348
Date 1968
Material(s) Paper/Plastic/Tinplate
Dimensions H-2.25 W-2.25 inches
Description This is a circular celluloid-type button with a straight pin enclosure. It has a white background with black text. The text "HUMPHREY/MUSKIE" surrounds black and white photos of Hubert Humphrey and Edmund Muskie.
Notes Hubert Humphrey, Senator from Minnesota, was the Democratic presidential nominee in 1968. He lost a close election to former Vice Pres. Richard Nixon. The donor worked in the local presidential campaigns of Republican Nelson Rockefeller in 1964 and Democrat Eugene McCarthy in 1968 in Louisville.
Collection Drexell R. Davis Collection
Event 1968 United States Presidential Election
People Humphrey, Hubert
Muskie, Edmund
Subjects Politics & government
Political elections
Buttons (Information artifacts)
Search Terms Political button
political campaigns
Political candidates
Political elections
Physical Holder Kentucky Historical Society - KHS