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Object Name Button, Political
Catalog Number 1987.27.314
Maker Green Duck Co.
Date 1964
Material(s) Tinplate
Dimensions H-0.875 W-1.375 inches
Description This is a tab pin political button created for the 1964 presidential campaign of Barry Goldwater. The button is made of tinplate that has a brass colored plating over the front. There is a black rectangular box on the front with lettering in the same brass color as the rest of the button which reads, "GOLDWATER." The circular top of the button has a maker's identification for the Green Duck Co. which is not completely legible due to misprinting. There are also three union labels printed on the circular section in a column. In descending order they are; the Sheet Metal Workers International Association, the International Photo-Engravers Union, and the Allied Printing Trades Council.
Collection Drexell R. Davis Collection
Event 1964 United States Presidential Election
People Goldwater, Barry
Green Duck Co.
Subjects Campaigns, Political
Political campaigns
Political candidates
Political elections
Politics & government
Presidential candidates
Presidential elections
Search Terms Campaign buttons
Campaigns, Presidential
Political buttons
Presidential campaigns
Physical Holder Kentucky Historical Society - KHS