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Object Name Button, Political
Catalog Number 1987.30.164
Maker Badge-A-Minit
Date 1987
Material(s) Paper/Plastic/Tinplate
Dimensions H-2.25 W-2.25 Dia-2.25 inches
Description This is a circular celluloid process political button for the Paul Patton's 1991 campaign for Kentucky lieutenant governor. The button has a blue background with a color photo of Patton in the center and white lettering across the top and at the bottom that reads "PAUL PATTON” and ”Lieutenant Governor”. There is a small white adhered paper with an unreadable union printer’s label over incised lettering that reads ”BADGE-A-MINIT” and ”LASALLE ILL. 61310." There is a safety pin closure attached to the back of the button.
Notes Patton, Paul E. (b. 1937) Born in Lawrence County, Ky., 1937. Democrat. Lieutenant Governor of Kentucky, 1991-95; defeated in primary, 1987; Governor of Kentucky, 1995-2003.
Collection Drexell R. Davis Collection
People Patton, Paul E.
Subjects Button badges
Buttons (Information artifacts)
Campaigns, Political
Candidates, Political
Electioneering
Elections
Political activity
Political campaigns
Political campaigns
Political candidates
Political exiles
Political pageantry
Politicians
Politics & government
State government
Search Terms Button, Political
Campaigns, Political
Democratic candidates
Democratic Party
Democrats
Electioneering
Elections
Kentucky
Kentucky Democratic Party
Kentucky politicians
Kentucky Politics
Lt. Governor Candidates
Political button
political campaigns
Political candidates
Political pageantry
political souvenirs
Politicians
Politics
Politics & government
Politics, Kentucky
State elections
Physical Holder Kentucky Historical Society - KHS