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Historical Object

MacArthur for President Tag

Date: 1948 ca.

Description: Small button tag on a string promoting "Republican, General Douglas MacArthur for President."

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Description: Two presidential political campaign buttons for Jimmy Carter. The button on top has a green circular border around a black and white portrait of Jimmy Cart...

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FDR Campaign Pin

Date: 1936 

Description: Campaign button for Franklin Delano Roosevelt, with Roosevelt's image at the center and the phrase "Carry on with Roosevelt" around the outer edge.

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Description: An assortment of seven presidential political campaign buttons, and one sticker, for Gerald Ford and Bob Dole. One of the buttons is blue with white text a...

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Goldwater Freedom Dollar Coin

Date: 1964 

Description: Coin depicting Barry Goldwater's head in profile surrounded by a laurel wreath, and the words: "Barry Morris Goldwater, Mr. Conservative, Born January 1, 1...

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Description: A presidential political campaign button with a white background and blue text that reads: "Lyndon B. Johnson for Ex-President."

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Description: Five bumper stickers for Richard Nixon. The top bumper sticker has blue and red text on a white background and reads: "Peace with honor. Support our Presid...

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Description: A presidential political campaign paper visor with images of buttons for Dwight D. Eisenhower. The buttons read: "Let's Back Ike," Ike in '56," and "I Like...

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Dairy Building

Date: 1901 

Description: Souvenir playing card out of a full deck from the Pan-American Exposition. The Two of Spades displays a drawing of the "Dairy building", a large ornate bar...

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Description: A one-sided badge with the words "I'm From Green Bay Wis." printed on it.

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Description: An assortment of four political campaign items for John F. Kennedy. At top left is a printed sign with blue text on white that reads: "Kennedy is the Remed...

Date: 1864-12-15 ca.

Description: A notification of the President's thanks and certificate of honorable service to the 160th Regiment of Ohio Volunteers. Document is signed by President Lin...

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Description: An anti-Lyndon B. Johnson bumper sticker that includes two lines of text. The top has a yellow background and black text that reads: "Light Bulb Johnson."...

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Description: A metal sign with blue text on white background with blue border that reads: "Hoover for President."

Historical Object

Joy Camps Logo

Date: 1950 ca.

Description: Joy Camps logo patch.

Date: 1899 ca.

Description: Mosaic in the central lobby floor of the Wisconsin Historical Society, near the statue "Forward." This is the printer's mark of the Riverside Press. It was...

Date: 1885-07-23 

Description: Mourning Badge with the image of Ulysses S. Grant.

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Description: A presidential political campaign paper racoon hat for Estes Kefauver. It features two bands that become a headband, racoon tail, and a top that attaches t...

Historical Object

McCormick Agency Sign

Date: 1895 ca.

Description: Tin sign used to identify a McCormick Harvesting Machine Company dealership or agency. Includes a portrait of Cyrus McCormick and illustrations of a "harve...

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Description: Five items in an assortment of political campaign ephemera for Aldai Stevenson and Estes Kefauver. At top left is a bumper sticker with yellow text on a bl...

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