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Object Name Button, Political
Catalog Number 1988.8.72
Date 1968
Material(s) Celluloid; paper; tinplate
Dimensions Dia-1.75 inches
Description This is a political button supporting the presidential campaign of Robert F. Kennedy. It is a red, white, and blue button with an image of the candidate in the center. White text around the button reads, "Vote for our next / PRESIDENT / ROBERT F. / Kennedy" The edges of the borders are patterned with stars and stripes.
Notes Robert Kennedy was a strong candidate for the 1968 Democratic Presidential nomination prior to his assassination following the California primary in June 1968.
Collection Drexell R. Davis Collection
People Kennedy, Robert F.
Subjects Buttons
Buttons (Information artifacts)
Political activity
Political campaigns
Political candidates
Political elections
Politics & government
Physical Holder Kentucky Historical Society - KHS