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Object Name Button, Political
Catalog Number 1987.27.258
Maker Bastian Brothers Company
Date 1956
Material(s) Tinplate/Ink
Dimensions Dia-0.875 inches
Description This is a campaign button from Adlai Stevenson's 1956 run for the presidency on the Democratic ticket. "STEVENSON" is printed in blue letters on a white band across the middle of the button with areas of red and blue above and below the white. The button was printed on tinplate using the lithographic process and has a stickpin on the back.
Collection Drexell R. Davis Collection
Event 1956 United States Presidential Election
People Stevenson, Adlai
Subjects Buttons
Elections
Electioneering
Campaigns, Political
Political campaigns
Political candidates
Political elections
Politicians
Politics & government
Presidential candidates
Presidential elections
Presidential terms of office
Search Terms Button, Political
Campaign buttons
Campaigns, Presidential
Elections
Political buttons
political campaigns
political souvenirs
Presidential campaigns
Presidential election
Presidential elections
Presidential nominees
Democratic candidates
Democratic Party
Democratic Ticket
Democrats
Physical Holder Kentucky Historical Society - KHS