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Campaign Door Hanger, 2008

Campaign Door Hanger, 2008

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Description
Door hanger left by an election canvasser campaigning for Republican John McCain 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
Doorknob Hanger
doorknob hanger
hanger
door hanger
date made
2008
Place Made
United States
Physical Description
cardboard (overall material)
red (overall color)
white (overall color)
blue (overall color)
black (overall color)
brown (overall color)
Measurements
overall: 11 in x 4 1/2 in; 27.94 cm x 11.43 cm
ID Number
2009.0032.13
catalog number
2009.0032.13
accession number
2009.0032
Credit Line
William L. Bird
subject
Political Campaigns
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Political and Military History: Political History, Campaign Collection; Political History, Civil Rights Collection
Government, Politics, and Reform
American Democracy: A Great Leap of Faith
Data Source
National Museum of American History
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