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Object Name Button, Political
Catalog Number 1976.8.11
Maker Whitehead & Hoag Co.
Date 1900
Material(s) Ink/Paper/Celluloid/Tinplate
Dimensions H-0.875 W-0.875 Dia-0.875 inches
Description This is a circular celluloid process political button for the gubernatorial campaign of William Goebel in 1900. The button has a white background with a black and white photo of William Goebel centered beneath black lettering that reads "FOR GOVERNOR". Beneath the photo there is black lettering that reads "WM. GOEBEL". There is a paper label attached to the back of the button that has a red union printer's label. Over the printer's label there is black lettering that reads "THE/ WHITEHEAD & HOAG CO./ 11 NEAVE BLDG./ CINCINNATI, O./ W. & H. Co. Patent/ '94 April 14/ (unreadable)". There is a stick pin attached to the back of the button.
Collection A.L. Scottow Collection
People Goebel, William
Subjects Button badges
Campaigns, Political
Candidates, Political
Electioneering
Elections
Governors
People associated with politics & government
Political activity
Political campaigns
Political candidates
Political elections
Political pageantry
Political violence
Politicians
Politics & government
State government
Search Terms Button, Political
Campaign buttons
Campaigns
Campaigns, Political
Electioneering
Elections
Goebel assassination
Goebel crisis
Governor's elections
Governor's races
Governors
Governors elections
Governors races
Gubernatorial elections
Gubernatorial races
Kentucky
Kentucky governors
Kentucky politicians
Kentucky Politics
Political button
political campaigns
Political candidates
Political elections
Political pageantry
political souvenirs
Politicians
Politics
Politics & government
Politics, Kentucky
State elections
Physical Holder Kentucky Historical Society - KHS