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Political Campaign Buttons, etc. Collection, 1832

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75M8 Political Campaign Buttons, etc. Collection, 1832-1976 75M8 Finding aid prepared by Julie Williams University of Kentucky Special Collections Special Collections Margaret I. King Building, North Lexington, KY, 40506-0039 (859) 257-8611 SCLREF@LSV.UKY.EDU 2012 January 10 This finding aid was produced using the Archivists' Toolkit 2012-07-30T14:09-0400 Describing Archives: A Content Standard Political Campaign Buttons, etc. Collection 75M8 University of Kentucky Special Collections 12.18 Cubic feet 20 boxes, 12 items 1832-1976 Arrangement note Collection is arranged by format. Preferred Citation note 75M8: [identification of item], Political Campaign Buttons, etc. Collection, 1832-1976, University of Kentucky Special Collections. Scope and Contents note The Political Campaign Buttons, etc. collection contains memorabilia from different national, state, and local political events. The memorabilia includes buttons, pins, ribbons, bumper stickers, fliers, and brochures as well as other promotional items, such as pencils, nail files, and paper hats. The collection has been arranged according to type of memorabilia. For instance, the first nine boxes contain envelopes which hold buttons and pins. The next four boxes contain party specific campaign materials (brochures, fliers, admission ticket stubs, etc.) for a designated campaign year. A section of bumper stickers appear next, followed by a section of ribbons and other promotional items. The collection also contains one oversize envelope and eleven individually wrapped items. Conditions Governing Use note The physical rights to the materials in this collection are held by the University of Kentucky Special Collections. Conditions Governing Access note Collection is open to researchers by appointment. Barkley, Alben William, 1877-1956 Clay, Henry, 1777-1852 Clements, Earle C. (Earle Chester), 1896-1985 Combs, Bert T., 1911-1991 Democratic Party (Ky.). Democratic Party. (U.S.) Eisenhower, Dwight D., (Dwight David), 1890-1969 Ford, Wendell H., 1924- Morton, Thruston B., (Thruston Ballard), 1907-1982 Nixon, Richard M. (Richard Milhous), 1913-1994 Progressive Party (U.S. 1948). Republican Party (Ky.). Whig Party. (Ky.) Whig Party. (U.S.) Political campaigns--Kentucky Political campaigns--United States Henry Clay Memorial Coins 1 1852 Presidential Campaign: Democratic Memorabilia 1 1844 Presidential Campaign: Democratic Memorabilia 1 1832 Presidential Campaign: Republican Memorabilia 1 1832 Presidential Campaign: Democratic Memorabilia 1 1836 Presidential Campaign: Republican Memorabilia 1 1836 Presidential Campaign: Democratic Memorabilia 1 1840 Presidential Campaign: Whig Memorabilia 1 1840 Presidential Campaign: Republican Memorabilia 1 1844 Presidential Campaign: Democratic Memorabilia 1 1848 Presidential Campaign: Republican Memorabilia 1 1848 Presidential Campaign: Democratic Memorabilia 1 1852 Presidential Campaign: Republican Memorabilia 1 1852 Presidential Campaign: Democratic Memorabilia 1 1856 Presidential Campaign: Republican Memorabilia 1 1856 Presidential Campaign: Democratic Memorabilia 1 1860 Presidential Campaign: Republican Memorabilia 1 1860 Presidential Campaign: Republican Memorabilia 1 1864 Presidential Campaign: Democratic Memorabilia 1 1864 Presidential Campaign: Democratic Memorabilia 1 1868 Presidential Campaign: Republican Memorabilia 1 1868 Presidential Campaign: Democratic Memorabilia 1 1872 Presidential Campaign: Republican Memorabilia 1 1872 Presidential Campaign: Democratic Memorabilia 1 1876 Presidential Campaign: Republican Memorabilia 1 1876 Presidential Campaign: Democratic Memorabilia 1 1880 Presidential Campaign: Republican Memorabilia 1 1880 Presidential Campaign: Democratic Memorabilia 1 1884 Presidential Campaign: Republican Memorabilia 1 1884 Presidential Campaign: Democratic Memorabilia 1 1892 Presidential Campaign: Democratic Memorabilia 1 1888 Presidential Campaign: Republican Memorabilia 1 1888 Presidential Campaign: Republican Memorabilia 1 1892 Presidential Campaign: Republican Memorabilia 2 1896 Presidential Campaign: Democratic Memorabilia 2 1896 Presidential Campaign: Republican Memorabilia 2 1900 Presidential Campaign: Republican Memorabilia 2 1904 Presidential Campaign: Democratic Memorabilia 2 1900 Presidential Campaign: Democratic Memorabilia 2 1904 Presidential Campaign: Republican Memorabilia 2 1908 Presidential Campaign: Democratic Memorabilia 2 1908 Presidential Campaign: Democratic Memorabilia 2 1912 Presidential Campaign: Bull Moose Party 2 1912 Presidential Campaign: Republican Memorabilia 2 1912 Presidential Campaign: Republican Memorabilia 2 1916 Presidential Campaign: Democratic Memorabilia 2 1916 Presidential Campaign: Republican Memorabilia 2 1920 Presidential Campaign: Democratic Memorabilia 2 1920 Presidential Campaign: Prohibition Party 2 1920 Presidential Campaign: Progressive Party 2 1924 Presidential Campaign: Republican Memorabilia 2 1924 Presidential Campaign: Republican Memorabilia 2 1928 Presidential Campaign: Democratic Memorabilia 2 1928 Presidential Campaign: Republican Memorabilia 3 1932 Presidential Campaign: Republican Convention 3 1936 Republican Campaign: Convention Items 3 1940 Presidential Campaign: Republican Memorabilia 3 1936 Presidential Campaign: Democratic Memorabilia 3 1936 Presidential Campaign: Republican Memorabilia 3 1940 Presidential Campaign: Democratic Memorabilia (1) 3 1940 Presidential Campaign: Democratic Memorabilia (2) 3 1940 Presidential Campaign: Democratic Memorabilia 3 1944 Presidential Campaign: Republican Memorabilia 3 1944 Presidential Campaign: Democratic Memorabilia (3) 3 1948 Democratic Campaign: Convention Items 3 1948 Presidential Campaign: Republican Convention Items 3 1948 Presidential Campaign: Republican Memorabilia (1) 3 1948 Presidential Campaign: Republican Memorabilia (2) 3 1948 Presidential Campaign: Progressive Party 3 1948 Presidential Campaign: States Rights Party 3 1948 Democratic Convention: Harriman and Kefauver 4 1952 Republican Primary: Douglas MacArthur 4 1952 Presidential Campaign: Democratic Memorabilia 4 1952 Presidential Campaign: Republican Memorabilia (1) 4 Presidential Campaign: Republican Memorabilia (2) 4 1952 Presidential Campaign: Republican Memorabilia (3) 4 1952 Presidential Campaign: Republican Memorabilia (4) 4 1952 Presidential Campaign: Republican Memorabilia (5) 4 1952 Presidential Campaign: Republican Inauguration Ribbons 4 1952 Presidential Campaigns: Misc. Eisenhower Buttons 4 1952,1956 Democratic Convention: Pepper and Russell, Chandler 4 1956 Presidential Campaign: Democratic Memorabilia 4 1956 Presidential Campaign: Republican Memorabilia (1) 5 1956 Presidential Campaign: Republican Memorabilia (2) 5 1956 Presidential Campaign: Republican Memorabilia (3) 5 1956 Presidential Campaign: Republican Memorabilia (4) 5 1956 Eisenhower Foreign Language Pins (1) 5 undated Eisenhower Foreign Language Pins (2) 5 undated Eisenhower Foreign Language Pins (3) 5 undated Presidential Campaign: Republican Inauguration Ribbons 5 1956 Democratic Convention: Symington 5 1960 Presidential Campaign: Democratic Memorabilia 5 1960 Presidential Campaign: Republican Memorabilia (1) 5 1960 Presidential Campaign: Republican Memorabilia (2) 5 1960 Presidential Campaign: Republican Memorabilia (3) 5 1960 Presidential Campaign: Republican Memorabilia 6 1964 Presidential Campaign: Democratic Memorabilia 6 1964 Presidential Campaign: Democratic Memorabilia 6 1968 American Independent Party Campaign Items 6 1968 Presidential Campaign: Republican Memorabilia 6 1968 Presidential Campaign: Democratic Memorabilia 6 1972 Presidential Campaign: Republican Memorabilia 6 1972 Presidential Campaign: Republican Memorabilia 6 1976 Presidential Campaign: Republican Primary Memorabilia 6 1976 Presidential Campaign: Democratic Memorabilia 6 1976 Alben W. Barkley, Kentucky 7 undated J.C.W. Beckham, Kentucky 7 undated James D. Black, Kentucky 7 undated Edward Breathitt, Kentucky 7 undated John Y. Brown, Kentucky 7 undated John Y. Brown, Jr., Kentucky 7 undated J.D. Buckman, Kentucky 7 undated Julian Carroll, Kentucky 7 undated Albert B. Chandler, Kentucky 7 undated Earle Clements, Kentucky 7 undated Bert T. Combs, Kentucky 7 undated John Sherman Cooper, Kentucky 7 undated Edward Denny, Kentucky 7 undated Tom Emberton, Kentucky 7 undated W.J. Fields, Kentucky 7 undated Wendell Ford, Kentucky 7 undated Mary Louise Foust, Kentucky 7 undated William Goebel, Kentucky 7 undated William B. Harrison, Kentucky 7 undated Dee Huddleston, Kentucky 7 undated Keen Johnson, Kentucky 7 undated Ruby Laffoon, Kentucky 7 undated James B. McCreary, Kentucky 7 undated Edwin P. Morrow, Kentucky 7 undated Thurston B. Morton, Kentucky 8 undated Thomas S. Rhea, Kentucky 8 undated John Robison, Kentucky 8 undated King Swope, Kentucky 8 undated Henry Ward, Kentucky 8 undated Harry Waterfield, Kentucky 8 undated Lawrence Wetherby, Kentucky 8 undated Augustus Wilson, Kentucky 8 undated Wilson W. Wyatt, Kentucky 8 undated Kentucky Misc. State Offices 8 undated Kentucky Misc. State Offices (2) 8 undated Misc. Kentucky buttons, Non-political 8 undated Florida Campaign Buttons 8 undated Illinois Campaign Buttons 8 undated Indiana Campaign Buttons 8 undated Maryland Campaign Buttons 8 undated New York Campaign Buttons 8 undated North Carolina Campaign Buttons 8 undated North Dakota Campaign Buttons 8 undated Ohio Campaign Buttons 8 undated Oklahoma Campaign Buttons 8 undated Party Campaign Buttons: Democrat, Republican 8 undated Pennslyvania Campaign Buttons 8 undated United Confederate Veterans Material (1) 8 undated United Confederate Veterans Material (2) 8 undated Unidentified Campaign Buttons 9 undated Miscellaneous Buttons (1) 9 undated Miscellaneous Buttons (2) 9 undated Political Match Covers (1) 9 undated Political Match Covers (2) 9 undated Savings Bonds and Red Cross Buttons 9 undated Commemorative Presidential Set of Buttons 9 undated Democratic Material: Presidential 10 1896 Democratic Material: Presidential 10 1912 Democratic Material: Presidential 10 1916 Democratic Material: Presidential 10 1924 Republican Party Items - National 10 1928 Democratic Material: Presidential 10 1928 Democratic Material: Presidential 10 1936 Republican Material: Presidential 10 1936 Republican Political Materials: Presidential 10 1940 Democratic Material: Presidential 10 1952 G.O.P. 10 1952 Democratic Party Items - National 10 undated Democratic Party Items - Kentucky 10 undated Democratic Party Items - Fayette County 10 undated Republican Party Items - National 10 undated Republican Party Items - State (Ky) 10 undated Conservative Party of Ky. (American Independent) 10 undated Prohibition Party Material 10 undated States Rights Party 10 undated Democratic Material: Presidential 10 1956 Democratic Materials: Presidential (2) 11 1956 Republican Material: Presidential 11 1956 Republican Material: Presidential (2) 11 1956 Republican Material: Presidential (3) 11 1956 Republican Material: Presidential (4) 11 1956 Republican Materials: Presidential Campaign (1) 12 1960 Republican Materials: Presidential Campaign (2) 12 1960 Republican Materials: Presidential Campaign (3) 12 1960 Republican Materials: Presidential Campaign (4) 12 1960 Republican Material: Products List 13 1960 Republican Materials: Press Releases 13 1960 Democratic Material: Presidential 13 1960 Democratic Material: Presidential (Pre-Kennedy Assassignation) 13 1964 Democratic Material (Pre-Assassignation) (2) 13 1964 Democratic Material: Presidential 13 1964 Republican Materials: Presidential 13 1964 Democratic Material: Presidential 13 1968 Republican Material: Presidential 13 1968 Democratic Material: Presidential 13 1972 Republican Material: Presidential 13 1972 Democratic Material: Presidential 13 1976 First Monday - Republican Party Magazine 13 1974-1976 License Plates: Presidential 14 undated Adlai Stevenson Bumper Stickers 14 undated Eisenhower, Nixon Bumper Stickers 14 1956 Kennedy, Johnson Bumper Stickers 14 1960 Nixon, Lodge Bumper Stickers 14 1960 Goldwater, Miller Bumper Stickers 14 1964 Johnson, Humphrey Bumper Stickers 14 1964 Nixon, Agnew Bumper Stickers 14 1968 Democratic Primary Bumper Stickers 14 1972 McGovern, Shriver Bumper Stickers 14 1972 Nixon, Agnew Bumper Stickers 14 1972 Ford, Dole Bumper Stickers 14 1976 Carter, Mondale Bumper Stickers 14 1976 Democratic Party Bumper Stickers 14 undated Republican Party Bumper Stickers 14 undated Bond Issues Bumper Stickers 14 undated Miscellaneous Bumper Stickers 14 undated Eisenhower, Nixon Paper Materials 14 1956 Political Campaign Stamps 14 undated Campaign Facts (3-ring, soft-cover book) 14 1956 Alben Barkley, Kentucky 15 undated Joe Bates, Kentucky 15 undated J.C.W. Beckham, Kentucky 15 undated Ned Breathitt, Kentucky 15 undated John Breckinridge 15 undated John Y. Brown, Jr., Kentucky 15 undated J.D. Buckman, Kentucky 15 undated Julian Carroll, Kentucky 15 undated Albert B. Chandler, Kentucky 15 undated Earle C. Clements, Kentucky 15 undated Bert Combs, Kentucky 15 undated Marlow Cook 15 undated John Sherman Cooper, Kentucky 15 undated Edward Denny, Kentucky 15 undated Tom Emberton, Kentucky 15 undated Wendell Ford 15 undated George G. Hatcher, Kentucky 15 undated Todd Hollenbach, Kentucky 15 undated Dee Huddleston, Kentucky 15 undated Keen Johnson, Kentucky 15 undated Thurston B. Morton, Kentucky 15 undated Louie B. Nunn, Kentucky 15 undated Foster Ockerman 15 undated Katherine Peden 15 undated John M. Robsion, Kentucky 15 undated Thomas R. Underwood, Kentucky 15 undated Harry Lee Waterfield, Kentucky 15 undated Wilson W. Wyatt, Kentucky 15 undated Kentucky Politics 16 1927 Kentucky Politics 16 1947 Kentucky Politics 16 1948 Kentucky Politics 16 1949 Kentucky Politics 16 1953 Kentucky Politics 16 1965 Kentucky Politics 16 1956 Kentucky Politics 16 1957 Kentucky Politics 16 1959 Kentucky Politics 16 1960 Kentucky Politics 16 1967 Kentucky Politics 16 1968 Kentucky Politics 16 1969 Kentucky Politics 16 1973 Kentucky Politics 16 1975 Kentucky Politics: Primary 16 1975 Kentucky Politics: Bumper Stickers 16 1975 Kentucky Political Items: Miscellaneous 16 undated Kentucky Ballots 16 undated Kentucky - Bond Issues 16 undated Alabama Political Items 17 undated Arkansas Political Material 17 undated Florida Political Material 17 undated Georgia Political Items 17 undated Indiana Political Items 17 undated Maryland Political Material 17 undated Massachusetts Political Items 17 undated Mississippi Political Items 17 undated Ohio Political Material 17 undated Pennsylvania Political Items 17 undated South Dakota Political Materials 17 undated Tennessee Political Materials 17 undated Wisconsin Political Materials 17 undated Political - Unidentified and Miscellaneous 17 undated Clay and Freelinghuysen: oversize ribbon (E-1) 1 undated Small box: Miscellaneous Materials 18 undated Scope and Contents note This small box contains a variety of promotional campaign materials, such as hot pads, thimbles, a patch, a decorative pen, and three small round glass dishes. Democratic Presidental ticket: George McClellan and George Pendleton (E-3) 18 1864 James A. Garfield and Chester A. Arthur (E-4) 18 undated Woodrow Wilson inauguration: ribbon with pin (E-6) 18 1913 Candidate for President: John W. Davis (E-7) 18 undated Presidential Convention item: Alben Barkley ribbon (E-8) 18 1952 Democratic Convention item: Happy Chandler ribbon (E-9) 18 1956 Republican Presidential Campaign: balloon (E-10) 18 1956 Republican Presidential Campaign: pen (E-11) 18 1956 Republican Presidential Campaign: set of golf tees (E-12) 18 1956 Republican Presidential Campaign: pen (E-13) 18 1960 Republican President Nixon: pencil (E-14) 18 undated Republican Campaign: magnetic sign (E-15) 18 1960 Republican Presidential Campaign: comb (E-16) 18 1960 Democratic Party, Chicago Convention: ribbon (E-17) 18 1892 Democratic National Convention: ribbon and medal (E-18) 18 1932 Democratic National Convention, Kentucky Delegate: ribbon (E-19) 18 undated Republican National Convention: ribbon with badge (E-20) 18 1944 Democratic Convention: ribbon with badge (E-21) 18 1952 Democratic Convention: ribbon with badge (E-22) 18 1952 Democratic National Convention: ribbon (E-23) 18 1952 Kentucky Democratic State Platform Convention: ribbon with pin (E-24) 18 1911 Aug. 15 Kentucky Democratic State Convention: ribbon with pin (E-25) 18 1912 May 29 Alternate Democratic State Convention: pin with ribbon (E-26) 18 1912 May 29 Kentucky Democratic State Convention: ribbon (E-27) 18 1931 May 12 Kentucky Democratic State Convention: ribbon with pin (E-28) 18 1932 Apr. 12 Democratic State Convention (E-29) 18 1936 Jun. 9 Alternate Democratic State Convention (E-30) 18 1936 Jun. 9 McCreary Club, Fayette County: ribbon (E-31) 18 undated McCreary Club, Fayette County: ribbon (E-32) 18 undated Governor inauguration, James McCreary: medal (E-33) 18 1911 Governor campaign, Laurel County: ribbon with pin (E-34) 18 undated Campaign for Kentucky Governor: pocket handkerchiff (E-35) 18 1955 Kentucky, Albert Chandler: pocket handkerchiff (E-36) 18 1936 Kentucky Democratic Primary: four nail files (E-37) 18 1963 Campaign for Senator Cooper: banner or ribbon (E-38) 18 undated Republican Congressman Howard A. Dickey, Jr.: pencil (E-39) 18 undated Kentucky May Primary for Lt. Governor: three nail files (E-40) 18 1975 Kentucky Democratic Primary for Lt. Governor: nail file (E-41) 18 1975 Kentucky Democratic Primary: nail file (E-42) 18 1975 Kentucky, Campaign for Attorney General, Ed W. Hancock: nail file (E-43) 18 undated Fayette County Democratic Election: ribbon (E-44) 18 1921 Nov. 8 Campaign for County Commissioner, Post No. 5: pen (E-45) 18 undated Campaign for County Commissioner: hose drier (E-46) 18 undated Campaign for County Commissioner, Post No. 1: pencil (E-47) 18 undated Campaign for Fayette County Judge: pencil (E-48) 18 undated Campaign for Fayette County Judge: pencil (E-49) 18 undated Campaign for Fayette County Attorney: pencil (E-50) 18 undated Campaign for Fayette County Attorney: nail file (E-51) 18 undated Campaign for Fayette Circuit Clerk: pencil (E-52) 18 1975 United Confederate Veterans Reunion: ribbon with pin (E-53) 18 1902 United Confederate Veterans Reunion: ribbon (E-54) 18 1916 May 16-1916 May 18 United Confederate Veterans Reunion: ribbon (E-55) 18 undated Southern Cattleman's Association: ribbon with two pins (E-57) 18 1920 Jan. 28-1920 Jan. 30 Lexington Sesquicentennial, General Committee: ribbon (E-58) 18 1925 Jun. 4 Campaign for Congressman Dewitt Hyde: nail file (E-59) 18 undated Kentucky Constitutional Amendment: three balloons (E-60) 18 undated Democratic Campaign: song (E-61) 18 undated Miscellaneous: ribbon (E-62) 18 undated Presidential campaign: ribbon (E-63) 18 undated Ohio Republican State Convention: medal badge (E-64) 18 1902 William J. Bryan: ribbon (E-68) 18 1896 William McKinley: ribbon (E-69) 18 1896 William McKinley: photo with ribbon (E-70) 18 1896 Woodrow Wilson: ribbon and campaign button (E-71) 18 1912 Adlai Stevenson: ribbon (E-72) 18 1952 Democratic National Convention: badge and ribbon (E-73) 18 1924 Progressive Party Convention: badge and ribbon (E-74) 18 1924 Republican National Convention: badge and ribbon (E-75) 18 1944 Kentucky District Convention: ribbon (E-76) 18 1904 Kentucky Democratic State Convention: ribbon (E-77) 18 1931 Kentucky Democratic State Convention: ribbon (E-78) 18 1931 Kentucky Democratic State Convention: ribbon (E-79) 18 1932 Bert Combs: bowtie (E-80) 18 1959 Unidentified campaign, San Francisco: ribbon (E-81) 18 1903 Unidentified campaign, Henry Breckinridge: ribbon (E-82) 18 undated Unidentified campaign, Kerr: ribbon (E-83) 18 undated Unidentified campaign, Kentucky: ribbon (E-84) 18 1916 June Dwight Eisenhower: cloth flag (E-85) 18 1956 Dwight Eisenhower: cloth flag (E-86) 18 1956 Al Smith: pencil (E-87) 18 1928 Eisenhower, Stevenson: pencil (E-88) 18 1952 Arthur B. Rouse, Jr.: pencil (E-89) 18 undated Lindbergh Reception: badge and ribbon (E-90) 18 1927 Paul Martin, Fayette County: nail file (E-91) 18 undated Glenna Bevins, Ky. State Representative: two nail files (E-92) 18 1975 General (1) 19 undated Scope and Contents note This box contains a variety of political memorabilia, including six styrofoam cups; tickets for admission to Democratic or Republican National Conventions; one blue box (with assorted political items inside); two bars of soap; paper hats; one wood sheet (with message branded into wood); one plastic doll (in a small box); one plastic donkey; and two cardboard displays for a presidential candidate (Wendell L. Wilkie). General (2) 20 undated Scope and Contents note This box contains four different political items: one small ceramic dish with painted elephant; "Ike" political banners; an "Ike" dress; and five empty drinking cans. Cardboard banner: Citizens for Eisenhower 2 undated Campaign posters: Eisenhower, Nixon 3 1952, 1956 Eisenhower umbrella 4 undated Cardboard banner: Keep America Strong - Vote G.O.P. 5 undated Cardboard banner: Eisenhower 6 undated Large box: Box of Misc. Materials 7 undated Scope and Contents note This box contains an assortment of political memorabilia, including: plastic hats, pictures, banners, and other promotional campaign material. License plate: Ky. Constitutional Convention 8 undated Framed collection of material from Republican Convention 9 1912 Leather case: Inaugural ribbons presented to Vice-President, Alben Barkley 10 1949 Jan. Pyrographic picture: Franklin D. Roosevelt by H.W. Vanderwall 11 1950 April 16 Display case: Willkie collection 12 undated Political Campaign Buttons, etc. Collection