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Object Name Button, Political
Catalog Number 1987.27.204
Maker L.J. Imber Co.
Date 1948
Material(s) Tinplate/Ink
Dimensions D-0.188 Dia-0.813 inches
Description This is a circular political button, made by lithographic process, for Thomas Dewey and Earl Warren's 1948 presidential and vice-presidential campaign. It has a red and blue background with the names, "DEWEY / WARREN", in white print. On the back is a manufacturing label that reads, "IMBER QUALITY PRODUCTS / L.J. IMBER CO. / 1639 W. EVERGREEN AVE." There are also two union labels located on the back. It has a stickpin on the back.
Collection Drexell R. Davis Collection
Event 1948 United States Presidential Election
People L.J. Imber Co.
Amalgamated Lithographers of America
Warren, Earl
Dewey, Thomas Edmund
Subjects Buttons
Campaign insignia
Campaigns, Political
Political campaigns
Political candidates
Political elections
Politics & government
Presidential candidates
Presidential elections
Search Terms Button, Political
Campaign buttons
Political buttons
political campaigns
political souvenirs
Presidential campaigns
Presidential election
Presidential elections
Republican party
Republican Ticket
Physical Holder Kentucky Historical Society - KHS