Eisenhower Campaign Items, ca. 1956
Cornell University Political Americana Collection
Collection: Cornell University Political Americana Collection
ID Number: 2214.TK0118a
Title: Eisenhower Campaign Items, ca. 1956
Date Made: ca. 1956
Item Count: 16
Classification: Costume; Decorative Arts
Object Type: Portraits; Pins (Jewelry); Tie clasps; Buttons (Information artifacts); Key rings; Bracelets (Jewelry)
Measurements: Mount: 8 x 12 in.; 20.32 x 30.48 cm
Materials & Techniques: Metal; Casting; Copper alloy; Thread; Gold; Lenticular processes; Enamel; Plastic; Stamping (forming); Striking (metalworking)
Notes: Donor Susan H. Douglas dates these items to the 1956 Presidential campaign. The pin attached to the display card and likely several other pins were made in India.
Subjects: Eisenhower, Dwight D.; Promotional materials; Politics; Symbols; Animals; Eagles; Elephants; Republican Party; Portraits; Busts; Heads (representations); Clover; Shields; Crowns; Birds
Repository: Susan H. Douglas Political Americana Collection, #2214?Rare & Manuscript Collections?Cornell University Library?Cornell University
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Political Figure: Eisenhower, Dwight D.
Biography: American, 1890-1969
Relationship: Presidential Candidate