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Object Name Button, Political
Catalog Number 1987.30.256
Date 1980
Material(s) Ink/Paper/Plastic/Tinplate
Dimensions H-2.188 W-2.188 Dia-2.188 inches
Description This is a circular celluloid process political button for the U.S. Senate campaign of Mary Louise Foust in 1980. The button has a white background with red lettering that reads, "MARY / LOUISE / Foust / for / U.S. SENATOR / You've come / a long way lady!" A thin red line divides "U.S. SENATOR" from "You've come." A safety pin closure is attached to the back of the button.
Collection Drexell R. Davis Collection
People Foust, Mary Louise
Subjects Button badges
Campaigns, Political
Candidates, Political
Electioneering
Elections
People associated with politics & government
Political activity
Political campaigns
Political candidates
Political elections
Politicians
Politics & government
State government
Search Terms Button, Political
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Elections
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Political elections
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Politicians
Politics
Politics & government
Politics, Kentucky
State elections
Senate race
Physical Holder Kentucky Historical Society - KHS