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Object Name Button, Political
Title Button, Dewey
Catalog Number 1987.27.196
Date 1948
Material(s) paper; tinplate
Dimensions H-1.25 W-1.25 inches
Description This is a celluloid process campaign button for Thomas E. Dewey. The button has a white background with a black and white image of Dewey in the center. Along the perimeter of the button face is black text that reads "FOR PRESIDENT/THOMAS E. DEWEY". Between the lines are two small black and white images of bald eagles. The button has a straight pin enclosure.
Collection Drexell R. Davis Collection
People Dewey, Thomas Edmund
Subjects Political campaigns
Political elections
Political candidates
Search Terms Republican
Republican candidates
Button, Political
Political button
political campaigns
Political candidates
Political elections
Physical Holder Kentucky Historical Society - KHS