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Title Truman/Barkley Inauguration pin
Object Name Button, Political
Catalog Number 1983.43.713
Lexicon Category 8: Communication Artifact
Lexicon Sub-category Personal Symbol
Description Souvenir from the inauguration of President Harry S. Truman and Vice President Alben W. Barkley on January 2, 1949.
Collection Rather-Westerman Political Collection
Collector Rather, Julius
Event Inauguration
Made Midwest Badge and Novelty Co. Inc.
Place of Origin Minneapolis, MN
Makers Mark The Midwest Badge and Novelty Co. Inc, Minneapolis, MN
Material Metal
Search Terms Democratic Party (U.S.)
Political memorabilia
Subjects Democratic Party (U.S.)
Political paraphernalia
Presidential inaugurations
Vice presidents
People Barkley, Alben William, 1877-1956
Truman, Harry S., 1884-1972
Date 1949
Caption Truman and Barkley Inauguration button
Number of Images 1
Dimensions Dia-1.688 inches
Dimension type 1
Diameter (in) 1.688
Diameter (ft) 0.141