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"Call to Victory Campaign" postcard for John F. Kennedy

Object Number: 2001.005.0030
Category: Documents
Type of Object: Postcard
Dimensions: 3 1/4 x 5 1/2 in. (8.3 x 14 cm)
Medium: Paper
Description
One "Call to Victory" postcard with instructions on how to campaign via telephone on behalf of Senator John F. Kennedy for President in the 1960 presidential election.

On one side of the postcard are five-step instructions with the title, "How to participate in the Call To Victory Telephone Campaign."

On the reverse is the mailing information, and a black and white portrait image of Senator Kennedy. The text next to and below the image reads: "Join the CALL TO VICTORY CAMPAIGN / To Elect Senator JOHN F. KENNEDY President." There are also postmarks, stamps and an address label on this side. There are two postmark stamps for November 7, 1960 reading: "DALLAS, TEX. 3 1960 / NOV 7 / 1 - PM."
Curator's Notes

This item is included in the temporary exhibit titled A Time for Greatness: the 1960 Kennedy Campaign, showing on the Museum's seventh floor May 21 - November 13, 2016.  - Lindsey Richardson, Curator of Collections

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