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Object Name Button, Political
Catalog Number 1988.8.75
Date 1984
Material(s) Paper/Plastic/Tinplate
Dimensions H-1.75 W-1.75 Dia-1.75 inches
Description This is a circular celluloid-type political button for the campaign of Reubin Askew. The button has a white background with the phrase "FOR PRESIDENT / Askew" printed in the center. The first line of text is printed in very small black text, and "Askew" is printed in large orange text that is outlined in black. There is a black union label printed along the lower edge of the button. There is a straight pin closure on the back.
Notes Reubin O'Donovan Askew (September 11, 1928 – March 13, 2014) was an American politician, who served as the 37th Governor of Florida from 1971 to 1979.
Collection Drexell R. Davis Collection
Event 1984 United States Presidential Election
People Askew, Reubin O'Donovan
Subjects Campaigns, Political
Button badges
Buttons (Information artifacts)
Search Terms Button, Political
Political button
political campaigns
Political candidates
Political elections
political souvenirs
Democratic candidates
Democratic Party
Democratic Ticket
Governor's elections
Governor's races
Governors elections
Governors races
Gubernatorial elections
Gubernatorial races
Physical Holder Kentucky Historical Society - KHS