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Object Name Button, Political
Catalog Number 1987.27.178
Date 1948
Material(s) Paper/Plastic/Tinplate/Ink
Dimensions Dia-1.75 inches
Description This is a campaign button for Harry S. Truman's 1948 Presidential election. Truman's photo, in gray and white on a white background, takes up the whole button. "For President/ Harry S. Truman", in two lines, follows the arc of the button around the bottom of the photo. The button was made using the celluloid process and has a stickpin on the back.
Collection Drexell R. Davis Collection
Event 1948 United States Presidential Election
People Truman, Harry
Truman, Harry S.
Subjects Buttons
Campaigns, Political
Political campaigns
Political candidates
Political elections
Politics & government
Presidential appointments
Presidential candidates
Presidential elections
Presidential terms of office
Search Terms Button, Political
Campaign buttons
Campaigns, Presidential
Political buttons
political campaigns
political souvenirs
Presidential campaigns
Presidential election
Presidential elections
Presidential nominees
Democratic candidates
Democratic Party
Democratic Ticket
Physical Holder Kentucky Historical Society - KHS