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  • Collection: UIS History Harvest 2016 - Political Memorabilia

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Political pins from national elections, mostly for Presidential races. Includes Kennedy, Reagan, and Nixon.

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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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Axe token, attributed by contributors to the candidacy of Abraham Lincoln. No specification on 1860 or 1864 election, may be original or reproduction.

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Some pins are originals others reproductions for various national level offices in elections at the end of the nineteenth century in the United States.

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Glass hat of unknown use, designed to look like the one that was often found on top of the head of Abraham Lincoln during his adult years in Springfield and while he was President of the United States. Unknown date of manufacture, could be original…

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Information booklet on Harris Fawell, a Republican candidate for Congress. The booklet contains information on Hawell's political background as well as his plans for Congress. Fawell served in the Illinois Senate from 1963-1977. He was also a…

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Political poster with the title, "Campaign Reporting Systems."

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Vintage tribute poster with four images. Prominently top-center is the bust of Abraham Lincoln as he would have looked during the 1860 campaign. Center-right is the dome of the U.S. Capitol; bottom-center is an image of Lincoln's home in Springfield,…

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Cast iron boot jack in the shape of a donkey's head. The left ear reads, "Roosevelt" The right ear reads, "In 32" Franklin D Roosevelt went on to serve as President for four years

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These bumper stickers are promotional materials from Barack Obama's successful run for Democratic president in 2008. Includes his campaign slogan, "Yes We Can"
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