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Object Name Button, Political
Catalog Number 1987.30.168
Date 1987
Material(s) Ink/Paper/Plastic/Tinplate
Dimensions H-3 W-3 Dia-3 inches
Description This is a circular celluloid process metal political button for the Secretary of State campaign of Alma Waddell in 1987. The button has a white background with dark blue lettering that reads "Alma/ Waddell/ Secretary of State/ Paid for by the Committee/ to Elect Alma Waddell Secretary of State/ Rudean Adams, Treasurer". There is a small unreadable union printers label at the bottom and "MADE IN U.S.A." in dark blue on the curled under edge. A pinback is attached to the back of the button.
Notes Alma Waddell was a candidate in the 1987 Democratic Primary for Kentucky Secretary of State. Bremer Ehrler won the primary election.
Collection Drexell R. Davis Collection
People Waddell, Alma
Subjects Buttons
Campaigns, Political
Candidates, Political
People associated with politics & government
Political activity
Political campaigns
Political candidates
Political parties
State government
Primary elections
Search Terms Button, Political
Campaigns, Political
Campaigns, Presidential
Kentucky politicians
Kentucky Politics
Political button
political campaigns
Political candidates
Political elections
Political pageantry
political souvenirs
Politics & government
Politics, Kentucky
State elections
Physical Holder Kentucky Historical Society - KHS