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Object Name Button, Political
Catalog Number 1987.30.282
Maker Whitehead & Hoag Company
Date 1915
Material(s) Celluloid/Tinplate/Paper/Ink
Dimensions Dia-0.75 inches
Description This is a political campaign button for Edwin P. Morrow, Republican candidate for Governor of Kentucky in 1915. It uses a celluloid process with a black background. In the center, tere is a black and white headshot of Morrow. wearing a white collar and dark tie, and looking straight ahead. Above his head are the words "FOR GOVERNOR" in white lettering, and around the bottom under the headshot are the words "EDWIN P. MORROW", also in white lettering. There is a metal stickpin attached to the back of the button.
Notes Edwin P. Morrow ran as the Republican candidate for Kentucky Governor in 1915 and was defeated by Democrat Augustus O. Stanley.
Media Links Edwin P. Morrow, Governor of Kentucky
Collection Drexell R. Davis Collection
People Morrow, Edwin P.
Subjects Campaigns, Political
Political campaigns
Political candidates
Political elections
Politics & government
State government
Search Terms Governors
Governor's elections
Governor's races
Governors elections
Governors races
Gubernatorial elections
Gubernatorial races
Political button
political campaigns
Political candidates
Political elections
political souvenirs
Politics, Kentucky
Button, Political
Republican party
Republican Ticket
Physical Holder Kentucky Historical Society - KHS