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Object Name Button, Political
Catalog Number 1987.30.115
Date 1975
Material(s) Paper/Plastic/Tinplate
Dimensions H-1.75 W-1.75 inches
Description This is a circular celluloid-type pinback style button with straight pin enclosure. It has a white background with twelve blue stars around the perimeter. In the center of the button, in red text is the name: "Gable" and underneath that, in blue text are the words: "FOR GOVERNOR".
Notes Republican Bob Gable was defeated by Democrat Julian Carroll 453,210 to 274,559 in the 1975 Governor's race.
Collection Drexell R. Davis Collection
People Gable, Bob
Carroll, Julian
Subjects Politicians
Politics & government
Political candidates
Political campaigns
Political elections
Search Terms Button, Political
Political button
political campaigns
Political candidates
Republican party
Republican candidates
Governor's elections
Governor's races
Governors elections
Governors races
Gubernatorial elections
Gubernatorial races
Physical Holder Kentucky Historical Society - KHS