Flyswatter, Richard Nixon, 1960


This flyswatter decorated with the symbol of the Republican Party was donated to the museum by the Republican National Committee following the 1960 presidential election. In that contest, Vice President Richard Nixon, the Republican nominee, lost to his Democratic opponent, Senator John F. Kennedy of Massachusetts.

Date Made: 1960

Associated Institution: Republican National PartyAssociated: Republican National Committee

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

Credit Line: Republican National Committee

Data Source: National Museum of American History

Id Number: PL.235650.155Catalog Number: 235650.55Accession Number: 235650

Object Name: Fly Swatter

Measurements: overall: 22 in x 4 1/2 in x 1/2 in; 55.88 cm x 11.43 cm x 1.27 cm


Record Id: nmah_498516

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