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Object Name Button, Political
Catalog Number 1987.27.331
Maker Bastian Brothers Company
Date 1964
Material(s) Celluloid/Paper/Tinplate/Ink
Dimensions D-0.188 Dia-0.875 inches
Description This is a circular political button, made by lithographic process, for William Miller's 1964 vice presidential campaign. It has a horizontally striped red, white, and blue background with the slogan, "A NEW DAY/MILLER/A NEW DEAL," printed in white and blue print. On the edge, toward the bottom, there is a union label and manufacturing label that reads, "BASTIAN BROS. CO. ROCHESTER, N.Y.", in white print. The back is stamped with the same label. It has a stickpin located on the back.
Notes William Miller, with his presidential runningmate Barry Goldwater, lost the 1964 presidential election to Lyndon B. Johnson's campaign.
Collection Drexell R. Davis Collection
People Miller, William E.
Bastian Brothers Company
Subjects Buttons
Campaign insignia
Campaigns, Political
Political campaigns
Political candidates
Political elections
Politics & government
Presidential candidates
Presidential elections
Search Terms Button, Political
Campaign buttons
Campaigns, Presidential
Political buttons
political campaigns
political souvenirs
Presidential campaigns
Presidential election
Presidential elections
Physical Holder Kentucky Historical Society - KHS