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Object Name Button, Political
Catalog Number 1994.5.58
Date 1977
Material(s) Tinplate/Celluloid/Paper/Ink
Dimensions H-1.688 W-1.688 D-0.188 Dia-1.688 inches
Description This is a circular political button, produced by lithographic process, for Bill Stansbury during his Louisville mayoral campaign in the early 1970's. It has a yellow background and the following slogan, "Stansbury for Mayor", in red script. The following inscription is located on the side, "Paid for by the Stansbury for Mayor Committee William S. Haynes Treasurer", in red script. It has a stickpin on the reverse side.
Notes William Brown Stansbury (March 18, 1923 – April 4, 1985) was a lawyer and politician who held the office of the Mayor of Louisville, Kentucky from 1977 to 1982. 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
People Stansbury, Bill
Subjects Buttons
Political campaigns
Political candidates
Political elections
Politicians
Politics & government
Campaigns, Political
Elections
Mayoral elections
Mayors
City government
Search Terms Campaign buttons
Button, Political
Democratic Party
Democratic Ticket
Democrats
Louisville (Ky.)
Jefferson County (Ky.)
Mayor
Political buttons
Physical Holder Kentucky Historical Society - KHS