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Object Name Button, Political
Title Button, John F. Kennedy
Catalog Number 1987.27.271
Date 1960
Material(s) Paper/Plastic/Tinplate
Dimensions H-1.75 W-1.75 inches
Description This is a circular, celluloid type button with a straight pin enclosure. The button face has a white background with a blue horizontal stripe across the center. The button has red, white, and blue text. The text reads "LET'S BACK/JACK/KENNEDY/FOR/PRESIDENT".
Notes John Kennedy and Lyndon Johnson defeated Vice President Richard Nixon and Henry Cabot Lodge in the 1960 presidential election.
Collection Drexell R. Davis Collection
People Kennedy, John F.
Subjects Political campaigns
Political candidates
Political elections
Politics & government
Search Terms Democrats
Democratic candidates
Button, Political
Political button
political campaigns
Political candidates
Political conventions
Political elections
Political parties
Presidential campaigns
Presidential candidates
Presidential election
Physical Holder Kentucky Historical Society - KHS