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Object Name Button, Political
Catalog Number 1994.6.43
Date 1992
Material(s) Ink/Paper/Plastic/Tinplate
Dimensions H-2.388 W-2.388 Dia-2.388 inches
Description This is a circular celluloid process metal political button for the unsuccessful presidential campaign of Bob Kerrey in 1992. The button has a green background with a white silhouette of the United States in the mid section. Over the silhouette there is a black and white photo of Kerrey. Above the silhouette there is white lettering that reads "KERREY" and below is white lettering that reads "FOR PRESIDENT 1992" Between the silhouette and the lettering below is a white unreadable union printers label. A safety pin closure is attached to the back of the button.
Notes Joseph Robert "Bob" Kerrey was the 35th Governor of Nebraska from 1983 to 1987 and as a United States Senator from Nebraska from 1989 to 2001. He ran an unsuccessful campaign for the Democratic presidential nomination in 1992.
Collection Drexell R. Davis Collection
People Kerrey, J. Robert
Subjects Button badges
Campaigns, Political
Candidates, Presidential
People associated with politics & government
Political activity
Political campaigns
Political candidates
Political elections
Politics & government
Presidential candidates
Presidential elections
Presidential primaries
Search Terms Button, Political
Campaign buttons
Campaigns, Presidential
Political buttons
political campaigns
Political candidates
Political elections
Political pageantry
political souvenirs
Politics & government
Presidential campaigns
Presidential candidates
Presidential election
Physical Holder Kentucky Historical Society - KHS