Button, Barack Obama, 2008

Button, Barack Obama, 2008

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This logo was launched in 2007 for the first campaign of Democratic candidate Barack Obama. Designed by Sender LLC, the symbol combined a rising sun with the first letter of Obama’s name. The logo was also used for President Obama’s re-election campaign in 2012 and the Obama Foundation which organized in 2014.
Object Name
date made
Associated Name
Obama, Barack H.
Busy Beaver Button Company
place made
United States: Illinois, Chicago
Physical Description
metal (overall material)
blue (overall color)
red (overall color)
white (overall color)
overall: 2.25 cm; x 7/8 in
ID Number
catalog number
accession number
Credit Line
Busy Beaver Button Commpany
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Political and Military History: Political History, Campaign Collection
American Democracy: A Great Leap of Faith
American Democracy
Exhibition Location
National Museum of American History
Data Source
National Museum of American History
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