Obama Campaign Door Hanger, 2008

Obama Campaign Door Hanger, 2008

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Description
Door hanger left by an election canvasser campaigning for Democrat Barack Obama in 2012.
Going door to door to canvass undecided, indifferent, and lazy voters is a time-honored tradition. To be effective, canvassing requires feet on the ground, a business-like organization of campaign staff and volunteers. Canvassing has persisted well into the television and Internet age, guided by predictive models to determine how to turn out the vote and win elections.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
door hanger
date made
01-03-08
associated date
January 3, 2008
Associated Name
Obama, Barack H.
maker
Allied Printing Trades Council
Place Made
United States: Iowa, Des Moines
used
United States: Iowa
Physical Description
paper (overall material)
red (overall color)
white (overall color)
blue (overall color)
black (overall color)
gold (overall color)
Measurements
overall: 13 in x 4 in; 33.02 cm x 10.16 cm
ID Number
2008.0087.009
catalog number
2008.0087.009
accession number
2008.0087
Credit Line
Jack Lufkin
subject
Political Campaigns
African American History
Presidential Campaign of 2008
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Data Source
National Museum of American History
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