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Presidential Political Campaign Bumper Stickers

Presidential Political Campaign Bumper Stickers | Historical Object | Wisconsin Historical Society
Three bumper stickers for Herbert Humphrey and Lyndon B. Johnson. The top bumper sticker, which has a white star, and red and white text on a blue background, reads: "President Johnson, Senator Young." The middle bumper sticker, which has white text on a red background, reads: Johnson Humphrey for the USA." The bottom bumper sticker has a large shape in the form of a bird with the head of Lyndon B. Johnson drawn on it. The text reads: "Shady Bird." Small five egg-shaped shapes on the bottom have black text that reads: "Billie Sol Estes," "KTBC," "Bobby Who?," "Miracle of Box 13," and "TFX." There is also a nest underneath the wing of the bird, which holds a lightbulb, and the text: "Viet Cong Warning" written on a ?. (bomb?)
DESCRIPTION
Three bumper stickers for Herbert Humphrey and Lyndon B. Johnson. The top bumper sticker, which has a white star, and red and white text on a blue background, reads: "President Johnson, Senator Young." The middle bumper sticker, which has white text on a red background, reads: Johnson Humphrey for the USA." The bottom bumper sticker has a large shape in the form of a bird with the head of Lyndon B. Johnson drawn on it. The text reads: "Shady Bird." Small five egg-shaped shapes on the bottom have black text that reads: "Billie Sol Estes," "KTBC," "Bobby Who?," "Miracle of Box 13," and "TFX." There is also a nest underneath the wing of the bird, which holds a lightbulb, and the text: "Viet Cong Warning" written on a ?. (bomb?)
RECORD DETAILS
Image ID:128064
Creation Date:
Creator Name:Unknown
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Collection Name:James L. Baughman Political Ephemera Collection, 1896-2012
Genre:Historical Object
Original Format Type:object
Original Format Number:PH 7052, Box 9
Original Dimensions:7.5 x 3.5; 12 x 4.5; 15 x 3.75 inches
ADDITIONAL INFORMATION
Political Campaign_2016 The bumper sticker for Johnson and Young has printing on the bottom that reads: "Senator Stephen M. Young Campaign Committee, Howard M. Metzenbaum, Chairman, Clevelend, Ohio." The bumper sticker for Johnson Humphrey has printing on the bottom that reads: "1964 Democratic National Committee."
SUBJECTS
Birds
Ephemera
Democratic Party (U.S.)
Political campaigns
Political parties
Politicians

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