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Object Name Button, Political
Catalog Number 1987.30.79
Date 1979
Material(s) Paper/Tinplate/Plastic
Dimensions H-1.75 W-1.75 L-4.445 Dia-1.75 inches
Description This is a circular celluloid-type pinback campaign button for George Atkins. It has a black background with white text, "Let/George/Do it". The back edge of the button has the white text, "N. G. Slater Corp. NYC 11" followed by a maker's mark. The back of the button is highly corroded and tarnished and has a straight pin enclosure.
Notes George Atkins, a Democrat, was elected State Auditor in 1975. He ran unsuccessfully for the Gubernatorial nomination in 1979, and finished 3rd in the Lt. Governor primary in 1983.
Collection Drexell R. Davis Collection
People Atkins, George
Subjects Politics & government
Politicians
Political elections
Political candidates
Political campaigns
Buttons (Information artifacts)
Parties, Political
Search Terms Politics
Politics & government
Politicians
Political elections
Political candidates
political campaigns
Political button
Button, Political
Democratic Party
Democrats
Physical Holder Kentucky Historical Society - KHS