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These are four presidential campaign buttons for the Republican Party years 1956 and 1960. The two buttons on the left support Presidential candidate Dwight D. Eisenhower and his running mate Richard Nixon. These are from the 1956 presidential…

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These are two separate tickets placed side by side in the photo. The one on the left is a Republican Party Illinois Election Ticket as verified by Library of Congress. The one on the right would be the Democratic Party Election Ticket, researching…

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1860 Ferrotype Coin/ Token featuring Republican Presidential Candidate Abraham Lincoln and his running mate Hannibal Hamlin. A 'ferrotype' is a photograph printed on metal. The pictures fade somewhat, but are still easily recognizable. This is part…

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A hand carved 1863 Lithuanian Catholic Prayer book. Made in Lithuania and brought to America with a Lithuanian immigrant family. Passed down the generations to today. Pocket sized.

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1864 Coin/Token from Republican Abraham Lincoln's Presidential Campaign. One side features a portrait of Lincoln. The opposite side reads, "Our Union." This election was during the American Civil War.

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This is an 1864 Coin/Token of the Lincoln and Johnson Campaign during the Civil War Presidential Election. Lincoln is featured on one side with the text, "For President Abraham Lincoln," and Andrew Johnson on the opposite with the text, "For Vice…

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The campaign button with the name Church on it and year 1976 has little history with it. Church had served as Deputy Mayor of Springfield between 1986 and 1995. We don't know if Church ran for office in 1976 or had a family member who had. We do know…

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A 1946 NAACP button given to a nurse at a hospital by an African American male in his 40's, who received treatment because of the riot in Chicago of 1966. The button was a token of appreciation to the nurse who was placed on "Red Alert" due to the…

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The political poster featuring the Presidential candidate Adlai Stevenson II is organized by who was running on the ticket of the 1952 presidential election for the Democratic Party. It has photos with the face of each. "Continued Prosperity" is…

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This photo was taken at the Old State Capitol Building in Springfield. President Richard Nixon is signing a bill H.R. 9798 authorizing the Abraham Lincoln Home National Historic Site. Congressman Paul Findley, of the 20th Congressional District of…
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