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Object Name Button, Political
Catalog Number 1988.14.141
Date 1980
Material(s) Tinplate/Plastic
Dimensions H-2 W-3 inches
Description This is a rectangular celluloid-type pinback button with a safety pin enclosure. It has a red and white background, with black and white photos of Gus Hall and Angela Davis and the text throughout is also black. The text reads: "Rally With/Gus Hall/Angela Davis/Cobo Hall, Detroit - August 26."
Notes Gus Hall (1910 – 2000) was a leader and chairman of the Communist Party USA (CPUSA) and its four-time U.S. presidential candidate. Hall's running mate in 1980 and 1984 was Angela Davis.
Collection Drexell R. Davis Collection
People Hall, Gus
Davis, Angela
Subjects Politicians
Political campaigns
Political candidates
Buttons (Information artifacts)
Search Terms Politics
Politicians
Political candidates
political campaigns
Political button
Political elections
Detroit (Mich.)
Physical Holder Kentucky Historical Society - KHS