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These political buttons span a wide range of presidential elections, with the exception of Carol Moseley Braun for U.S. Senate. Candidates on the buttons come from a variety of political parties, Democrat, Republican, and Independent, as well as…

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"Nixon Now" was a campaign slogan from Richard Nixon's run for president in 1972. He had a campaign song with a similar chorus. This button includes a union stamp on the back.

The striped button is a replica of the Uptown People's Coalition…

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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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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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In 2004, Jay Hoffman was re-elected as State Representative (he served from 1991 to 2011). He represents the 113th District in the Illinois House of Representatives since 2013.

Also on the picture are Louis Hannig and his wife LaWanda, the…

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The picture shows Gary Hannig (on the left) with Alan Dixon. Bill Redman is in the background.
The photo was taken in 1979, when Gary Hannig was first elected as a Democratic member of the Illinois House of Representatives. He would go on to…

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The photo was taken in 1979 when Gary Hannig was first elected as a Democratic member of the Illinois House of Representatives. He would go on to represent the 98th District until 2009. He resigned his position when Governor Pat Quinn appointed him…

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A petition to nominate Mike Frerichs to be voted for the Democratic Candidate for the office of State Senator in the 52nd District of Illinois.

The incumbent Frerichs (joined Senate in 2006) was confirmed at the Primaries held on February 2nd and…

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An Illinois legislator beginning his career in the Depression Era, Paul Powell became Secretary of State in 1965. He passed away in 1970, leaving behind $800,000 of cash found in shoeboxes and strongboxes in his Springfield hotel room. Powell's…

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Campaign Sign for Ossie Langfelder (D) for Mayor of Springfield, Illinois. Mr. Langfelder served two terms as Mayor from 1987-1995. It is unknown whether this sign was used for the initial campaign in 1986 or the re-election campaign of 1990 or…
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