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Object Name Button, Political
Catalog Number 1987.27.105
Date 1932
Material(s) Tinplate
Dimensions H-0.7 W-0.7 inches
Description This is a small lithographed pinback button with a straight pin enclosure. It has red, white, and blue bands, with white and blue text that reads "HOOVER/AND/CURTIS" from top to bottom.
Notes Herbert Hoover (1874-1964) was elected President on the Republican ticket over Democrat Al Smith of New York in 1928. He lost the 1932 race to New York Democrat Franklin D. Roosevelt.
Collection Drexell R. Davis Collection
Event 1928 United States Presidential Election
People Greenduck Co.
Hoover, Herbert
Curtis, Charles
Subjects Politics & government
Political elections
Political campaigns
Political candidates
Search Terms Politics
Political elections
Political candidates
political campaigns
Political button
Physical Holder Kentucky Historical Society - KHS