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Object Name Button, Political
Catalog Number 1988.8.89
Maker Allied Printing
Date 1988
Material(s) Ink/Paper/Plastic/Tinplate
Dimensions H-1.75 W-1.75 Dia-1.75 inches
Description This is a circular celluloid process metal political button for the Presidential campaign of Michael Dukakis in 1988. The button has a white background with dark blue lettering that reads "DUKAKIS/ 1988". There is a blue and red line above and below the name. At the bottom of the button there is an Allied Printing of Toledo, Ohio union label in dark blue. There is dark blue lettering on the curled under edge that reads "DUKAKIS OF PRESIDENT 1988". There is a safety pin closure attached to the back.
Notes Democrats Michael Dukakis and Lloyd Bentson lost to George Bush and Dan Quayle in the 1988 presidential election.
Collection Drexell R. Davis Collection
Event 1988 United States Presidential Election
People Dukakis, Michael
Subjects Button badges
Campaigns, Political
Candidates, Presidential
People associated with politics & government
Political activity
Political campaigns
Political candidates
Political elections
Presidential candidates
Search Terms Button, Political
Campaigns, Political
Campaigns, Presidential
Democratic candidates
Democratic Party
Democratic Ticket
Presidential campaigns
Presidential candidates
Presidential election
Presidential nominees
Physical Holder Kentucky Historical Society - KHS