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Catalog Number 13120-55
Title Button, Political, Bob Dole, Presidential Announcement Tour, April 10-14, 1995
Object Name Button, Campaign
Description Political pinback button. Obverse has white background. There is a color photo of Bob Dole within an oval with the eagle/flag Great Seal of the U.S. above him. Blue text at the top reads: "Presidential Announcement Tour April 10-14, 1995." An orange banner near the bottom reads: "ROBERT DOLE.." Also, to the left of Bob Dole's image there is an image of the Washington Capital building, and to the right of his image is an image of the White House. Pin is pinned through two holes in a square cardboard backing. The header to this backing, above the pin has the text: "POLITICAL AmericanA." In blue ink on the reverse of the cardboard backing is an explanation of the historical and collectible significance of campaign memorabilia. The brand name, "POLITICAL AMERICANA," is given at the bottom along with their address and contact number.
Date 1995
Culture Ukrainian
Material aluminum, celluloid, paper, ink
Place of Origin USA: Washington, DC
Diameter (in) 3
People Tefft, Mike
Dole, Robert Joseph "Bob", 1923-
History Button is memorabilia from Bob Dole's announcement and campaign in 1995 for the presidency. Dole captured 40.7%, and lost to Bill Clinton.
Credit line Mike Tefft, Lincoln, Nebraska
Collection Tefft, Mike