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Object Name Button, Political
Catalog Number 1994.5.56
Date 1968
Material(s) Tinplate
Dimensions H-1 W-1 Dia-1 inches
Description This is a presidential campaign button from the 1968 campaign of Senator Eugene McCarthy made using the lithographic process. The button has a blue background with "EUGENE" in white letters through the center of the button. There is small white printer's label along the edge. The back has a stick pin fastener.
Notes Senator Eugene McCarthy was an unsuccessful candidate for the 1968 Democratic presidential nomination. The donor worked in the local presidential campaigns of Republican Nelson Rockefeller in 1964 and Democrat Eugene McCarthy in 1968 in Louisville.
Collection Chuck Pittenger Collection
Event 1968 United States Presidential Election
People McCarthy, Eugene
Subjects Campaigns, Political
Political campaigns
Political candidates
Political elections
Presidential primaries
Search Terms Button, Political
Political button
political campaigns
political souvenirs
Democratic Party
Physical Holder Kentucky Historical Society - KHS