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Object Name Button, Political
Title Button, Theodore Roosevelt
Catalog Number 1987.27.30
Date 1904
Material(s) Celluloid; tinplate; paper
Dimensions Dia-1.25 inches
Description This is a campaign button for the 1904 presidential election featuring a portrait of Theodore Roosevelt surrounded by red, white, and blue embellishment on a tan or gold background. Roosevelt's portrait is forward-facing on a white oval background overlaying a ruffled American flag. The button was manufactured as celluloid-process with tinplate backing. The reverse appears to have initially had a paper label, but the label is now missing.
Collection Drexell R. Davis Collection
People Roosevelt, Theodore
Subjects Political activity
Political campaigns
Political candidates
Presidential candidates
Presidential elections
Search Terms Political button
Button, Political
Presidential campaigns
Presidential candidates
Presidential election
Physical Holder Kentucky Historical Society - KHS