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Object Name Button, Political
Title Button, John F. Kennedy
Catalog Number 1987.27.269
Date 1960
Material(s) Tinplate
Dimensions H-2.25 W-2.25 inches
Description This is a circular, lithographed button with a straight pin enclosure. The button face has a white background with red, white and blue text. The center of the button has a red, white, and blue shield with a black and white image of Kennedy over it. The text reads "PROGRESS FOR ALL/FORWARD/WITH/KENNEDY".
Notes John Kennedy and Lyndon Johnson defeated Vice President Richard Nixon and Henry Cabot Lodge in the 1960 presidential election.
Collection Drexell R. Davis Collection
People Kennedy, John F.
Subjects Political campaigns
Political elections
Politicians
Politics & government
Search Terms Democrats
democratic
Democratic candidates
Button, Political
Political button
political campaigns
Political candidates
Political elections
Politicians
Presidential campaigns
Presidential candidates
Presidential election
Physical Holder Kentucky Historical Society - KHS