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Object Name Button, Political
Catalog Number 1989.23.78
Date 1975
Material(s) Plastic/Paper/Tinplate/Ink
Dimensions H-1.75 W-2.75 inches
Description This is an oval-shaped political campaign button from Drexell "Drex" Davis's 1975 campaign for Kentucky Secretary of State. It is a celluloid-type button with a safety-pin closure. The button has a white background with a cyanotype image of Davis located in the center with blue text printed around him that reads, "DREXELL 'DREX' DAVIS / for / SECRETARY / of STATE." There is a blue AFL-CIO union label printed along the lower edge of the button.
Collection Drexell R. Davis Collection
People Davis, Drexell R.
Subjects State government
Political campaigns
Political candidates
Political elections
Campaigns, Political
Buttons (Information artifacts)
Search Terms Secretary of State of Kentucky
Political button
political campaigns
Political candidates
political souvenirs
Politics & government
Politics, Kentucky
Democratic candidates
Democratic Party
Democratic Ticket
Physical Holder Kentucky Historical Society - KHS