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Object Name Button, Political
Title Button, Al Smith-Joe Robinson
Catalog Number 1987.27.94
Creator Geraghty & Co.
Date 1928
Material(s) Tinplate
Dimensions H-0.8 W-0.8 inches
Description This is a lithographed button with a straight pin enclosure. The button has horizontal red, white, and blue stripes with white text on the red and blue stripes and blue text on the white stripe. The text reads "SMITH/AND/ROBINSON".
Notes Democrat Al Smith of New York lost the 1928 presidential election to Republican Herbert Hoover, largely because of his religion (Roman Catholicism) and his opposition to prohibition.
Collection Drexell R. Davis Collection
People Geraghty & Co.
Subjects Political campaigns
Political candidates
Political elections
Presidential candidates
Presidential elections
Search Terms Button, Political
Political button
political campaigns
Political elections
Presidential campaigns
Presidential candidates
Presidential election
Democratic candidates
Democratic Ticket
Physical Holder Kentucky Historical Society - KHS