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Object Name Button, Political
Catalog Number 1987.27.272
Maker Fargo Rubber Stamp Works
Date 1960
Material(s) Plastic/Paper/Tinplate/Ink
Dimensions H-1.75 W-1.75 D-0.75 Dia-1.75 inches
Description This is a political campaign button, made by celluloid-type process for John F. Kennedy and Lyndon B. Johnson's presidential and vice presidential campaign. It has a white background with a donkey and the slogan, "LEADERSHIP / IN THE / '60S", in red print. The names of the two candidates appear at the top and bottom of the button, "KENNEDY / JOHNSON", in blue print. There is a manufacturing label on the side that reads, "Fargo Rubber Stamp, Fargo N.D.", in blue print. It has a stickpin with a latch on the back.
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
Event 1960 United States Presidential Election
People Fargo Rubber Stamp Works
Johnson, Lyndon B.
Kennedy, John F.
Subjects Buttons
Campaign insignia
Campaigns, Political
Political campaigns
Political candidates
Political elections
Politics & government
Presidential candidates
Presidential elections
Search Terms Button, Political
Campaign buttons
Fargo, (ND)
Political buttons
political campaigns
political souvenirs
Presidential campaigns
Presidential election
Presidential elections
Presidential nominees
Physical Holder Kentucky Historical Society - KHS