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Object Name Button, Political
Catalog Number 1987.30.34
Date 1967
Material(s) Tinplate/Ink
Dimensions H-1.625 W-1.5 inches
Description This is a rectangular political tab pin, made by lithographic process, for Louie B. Nunn's 1967 gubernatorial campaign. It has an orange background with an outline of Kentucky in black across the center. Inside the outline of Kentucky is the name "NUNN" in black print. There is a union label located on the tab and a hole punched through the center.
Notes Louie B. Nunn was a Republican from Glasgow. He was defeated in the 1963 Gubernatorial election by Edward T. Breathitt, but won in 1967 over Democrat Henry Ward, becoming the first Republican Governor of Kentucky in 20 years.
Collection Drexell R. Davis Collection
People Nunn, Louie B.
Subjects Buttons
Campaign insignia
Campaigns, Political
Political campaigns
Political candidates
Political elections
Politics & government
Search Terms Button, Political
Campaign buttons
Governor's elections
Governor's races
Governors elections
Governors races
Gubernatorial elections
Gubernatorial races
Political buttons
political campaigns
political souvenirs
Politics, Kentucky
Physical Holder Kentucky Historical Society - KHS