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Numerous campaign buttons distributed to supporters during various campaigns at the federal, state, and local levels during the 20th century.

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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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These were hats distributed during Barack Obama’s first presidential campaign in 2008. His campaign was successful and he has served two terms as President of the United States.

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Nineteen campaign buttons distributed to supporters during various local elections in Illinois.

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Double-sided campaign flyer for the election of Ossie Langfelder for Mayor of Springfield, Illinois. Langfelder served two terms as Springfield's mayor, from 187-1995. Since nowhere on the flyer is the term, "re-election," the supposition can be made…

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Two campaign pencils supporting George T. Wilkins and Vernon L. Nickell for Illinois Superintendent of Public Instruction, now known as Illinois State Superintendent. Both campaigns were successful. Vernon L. Nickell served in the position from…

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Campaign sign for Ossie Langfelder for Commissioner of Streets. Mr. Langfelder served two terms in this post prior to his election as Mayor of Springfield in 1987. The sign is either from his first campaign for the post in 1978 or his second in 1982.

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1983 Jim Dunham Mayoral Campaign Sign, "DUNHAM, Mayor for all Springfield." Brother-in-law to Ossie Langfelder, James Dunham (D) ran for the office of Mayor of Springfield, IL in 1983 but lost in the general municipal election against J. Michael…

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Three farcical campaign buttons popular during the 1972 presidential campaign. The buttons on the left and right were part of a series of unlicensed buttons using a popular television character named Archie Bunker from the television show “All in…

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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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