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Object Name Button, Political
Catalog Number 1987.30.236
Maker Bastian Brothers Company
Date ca. 1944
Material(s) Tinplate/Ink
Dimensions H-1.063 W-1.063 D-0.188 Dia-1.063 inches
Description This is a circular political button, made by lithographic process, for Alben Barkley's campaign. It has a white background with the name, "BARKLEY", printed across the center in red print. There are three union labels located on the edge, toward the top and bottom, along with a manufacturing label which reads, "BASTIAN BROS. CO. ROCHESTER, N.Y.", in red print. It has a stickpin located on the back.
Collection Drexell R. Davis Collection
People Barkley, Alben
Subjects Buttons
Campaign insignia
Campaigns, Political
Political campaigns
Political candidates
Political elections
Politics & government
Search Terms Button, Political
Campaign buttons
Political buttons
political campaigns
political souvenirs
Politics, Kentucky
Rochester (NY)
Physical Holder Kentucky Historical Society - KHS