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"Kennedy" campaign collar tab

Object Number: 2014.074.0022
Category: Artifacts
Type of Object: Campaign ephemera
Date: 1960
Dimensions: 7/8 × 7/8 in. (2.2 × 2.2 cm)
Medium: Metal
Campaign collar tag supporting John F. Kennedy during the 1960 election. "KENNEDY" is printed in blue on a white background. The round tab has several union labels and the words "Amalgamated Lithographers of America, Chicago." The tag is made of thin metal; the user would bend the tag so that the round tab would go inside a collar and the main label would show.
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