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Catalog Number 13143-168
Title Poster, Tom Osborne Whistle Stop Rally
Object Name Poster
Description A poster for Tom Osborne running for Congress. The poster has a blue square with 'Tom Osbourne For U.S. Congress' in the upper proper right corner, a black and white photo of Tom Osbourne in the proper left upper corner. And a color photo of a train at the bottom with 'You & Tom, right for the 3rd District.' In the center is 'Platte County, Whistle Stop Rally, Sunday August 20, 2000.' Underneath is information about the Rally and things going on there.
Date 2000
Material paper, ink
Place of Origin USA: Nebraska
Used USA: Nebraska (Platte), Columbus
Height (in) 17
Width (in) 11
People Osborne, Tom
History This poster was on display at a restaurant in the Columbus area in August of 2000.

Tom Osborne served as the head football coach at the University of Nebraska from 1972-1997. In 2000, he ran for Congress and was sucessfully elected. He served in two succeeding Congresses (January 3, 2001-January 3, 2007). He did not run for relection in 2006, but ran unsuccesfully for Governor of Nebraska.
Credit line Roger Boye, Evanston, Illinois
Collection Boye, Roger