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Three campaign buttons and two campaign bumper stickers issued during Barack Obama’s first presidential campaign in 2008. His campaign was successful and he served two terms.

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“The Inauguration of Bill Clinton” and “Inhale to the Chief!” printed in blue and red type on a button advertising Bill Clinton’s second presidential inauguration.

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Brad Glass was Illinois State Treasurer from 1973–1979. Although not stated, these buttons and sticker are most likely from 1972--before he came into office. Brad was a part of the Republican Party.

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This is a button that represents a significant Cardinal baseball fan base in Springfield, IL. It was created specifically to bring awareness to the rival Cubs/Cards exhibit at the presidential museum.

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Sticker and pin supporting the election of Bill Clinton as President and Al Gore as Vice President as the Democratic Candidates.

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Democratic Party Dr. David Gill for Congress button, 2012. Bloomington, IL native David Gill is from the then 15th Congressional District. His lost his election and ran again in 2016 as an independent.

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This button depicts the four Presidents of the United States-Abraham Lincoln, Ulysses S. Grant, Ronald Reagan, and Barack Obama-that have roots in the State of Illinois.

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Political campaign button distributed to supporters during at least one of George Wallace’s four presidential bids. George Wallace ran for president in 1964, 1968, 1972, and 1976 and all four presidential bids were unsuccessful.

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Harris Fawell was in office from January 3, 1985 – January 3, 1999. These buttons and this sticker are most likely from a 1984 election. Harris was a part of the Republican Party.

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This Button is for the 1960 Presidential Election whereby John F. Kennedy was running for President. Attached is a maroon ribbon which accentuates the button and includes a donkey medallion for the Democratic Party.
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