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Historical Artifacts

Badge

Badge
Title
Badge
Date 
1968
Medium 
Cardboard, sequin, thread
Dimensions 
Overall: 2 3/4 in. ( 7 cm )
Description 
Handmade circular cardboard badge; on obverse: Yiddish script; sequins, pink thread; blue, green, pink, red, black and blue; on reverse: "Yiddish/Script/Humphrey/+/Muskie/1968; handwritten in blue ink.
Object Number 
INV.6636.1
Gallery Label 
Hubert H. Humphrey was a Democratic nominee in the 1968 Presidential primaries. He lost the general election to Richard M. Nixon.
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group