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Title Alben Barkley political button
Object Name Button, Political
Catalog Number 1983.43.39
Description Alben Barkley political button with a red lightning bolt image. Pin-back button dates from his run for the 1952 Democratic Party Presidential nomination.
Collection Rather-Westerman Political Collection
Collector Rather, Julius
Event Election
Used Kentucky
Makers Mark Union logo of bowling pin with hammers crossed on top of it is printed along the top edge.
Material Metal
Search Terms Democratic Party (KY)
Political Campaigns
Political memorabilia
Subjects Democratic Party (U.S.)
Political campaigns
Political elections
Political paraphernalia
Presidential elections
Vice presidents
People Barkley, Alben William, 1877-1956
Date 1952
Caption Alben Barkley political button
Number of Images 1
Dimensions Dia-0.875 inches
Dimension type 1
Diameter (in) 0.875
Diameter (ft) 0.073