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Object Name Cap
Catalog Number 2005.6.24
Date 1983
Material(s) Cotton/Cardboard/Rubber/Ink
Dimensions H-3 W-7 D-13 inches
Description This is a Martha Layne Collins gubernatorial campaign hat. It is made of white canvas with "MARTHA LAYNE Collins for Governor '83" in blue letters across the front and "NORHTERN KENTUCKY FOR COLLINS" across the back. It has a cardboard bill with a white top and grey on the underside. There is a white net sweatband and a white rubber reinforcement at the back of the hat.
Notes Drexell R. Davis, a self-described "Yellow Dog" Democrat, held several elected positions in Kentucky state government. His thirty-three years of public service prompted his interest in collecting political memorabilia.
Collection Drexell R. Davis Collection
People Collins, Martha Layne
Subjects Political campaigns
Politicians
Hats
Caps
Governors
Search Terms Democrats
Democratic Party
Gubernatorial elections
Governors race
Physical Holder Kentucky Historical Society - KHS