Button, Jimmy Carter, 1976


Governor Jimmy Carter of Georgia (top) and Senator Walter Mondale of Minnesota were the Democratic nominees for president and vice president in 1976. They defeated the Republican ticket of President Gerald Ford and Senator Bob Dole of Kansas. Interestingly, all four of these men were at various times the losing candidate for president—Ford in 1976, Carter in 1980, Mondale in 1984, and Dole in 1996.

Date Made: 1976

Used: Political Campaigns


See more items in: Political and Military History: Political History, Campaign Collection, Government, Politics, and Reform, American Democracy: A Great Leap of Faith

Exhibition: American Democracy

Exhibition Location: National Museum of American History

Data Source: National Museum of American History

Id Number: 2015.0200.074Catalog Number: 2015.0200.074Accession Number: 2015.0200

Object Name: button

Measurements: overall: 1 3/4 in; 4.445 cm

Guid: http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746b2-4719-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa

Record Id: nmah_1761722

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