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  • Collection: UIS History Harvest 2016 - Political Memorabilia

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Numerous political buttons produced to support Republican candidates for Illinois state offices. Items include supporting Ryan for Governor, Jerry Weller for the U.S. House of Representatives, representing Illinois's 11th congressional district.
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Republican Presidential Candidate Ronald Reagan implores John F. Homeier of Springfield, Illinois to come to Reagan's and Nancy Reagan’s home, “Wexford”, near Washington DC, on October 25, 1980 to discuss the critical financial status of their…

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Tin/metal version of the State Journal-Register Front Page that shows Mayor Ossie Langfelder getting a hug and kiss from his wife after securing his re-election bid as Springfield, Illinois's mayor. Dated April 3, 1991, the front page also shows the…

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A small gold pin in the shape of an elephant with the numbers "56" featured on it supporting the Republican party. Presumed to worn by those who supported Republican candidates for the 1956 elections.

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A photograph taken in the replica of the Oval Office at opening day for the Ronald Reagan Presidential Library in Simi Valley on November 4th, 1991. All four former Presidents are in the photo: Richard Nixon, Jimmy Carter, Ronald Reagan, Gerald Ford…

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Signed & Framed Photograph of 38th IL Governor Republican Jim Edgar with Samuel Gove, and Richard Carlson. This photo is signed to Richard Carlson from Gov. Jim Edgar.

The photo was taken on April 29th, 1996 at a speaking engagement given by…

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Various Presidential and Illinois Gubernatorial campaign buttons dating from the 1940s - 2010 displayed in a large shadowbox

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Seven thimbles featuring the names of Geo M. Vanderhill; MB Overtaker; Lester E. Collins; Howarth Greenning; and William D. Conway all of whom ran for political office in local elections in Springfield, IL. These individuals evidently ran for County…

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A brochure sent to voters with information concerning who will be running for office as a democrat. The people included in this brochure are hoping to run for various offices including President, Vice President, Trustee University of Illinois,…

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As a novelty item, this is a five piece hand painted nesting doll set featuring President Clinton as the tallest piece while he is in a black suit and tie. Hillary is the second smallest next to the piece depicting the horn. The theme is obviously…
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