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Eisenhower Campaign Items, ca. 1956


Cornell University Political Americana Collection


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Collection: Cornell University Political Americana Collection

ID Number: 2214.TK0118a

Title: Eisenhower Campaign Items, ca. 1956

Date Made: ca. 1956

Party: Republican

Election: 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 Figures

Political Figure: Eisenhower, Dwight D.

Biography: American, 1890-1969

Relationship: Presidential Candidate

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