Belt Buckle, Jimmy Carter, 1976

Belt Buckle, Jimmy Carter, 1976

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Description
Retailers often displayed this brass belt buckle endorsing Democratic nominee Jimmy Carter alongside a similar buckle for his Republican opponent President Gerald Ford with the slogan “Let the Candidate of Your Choice Support You for a Change.” Carter defeated Ford in a close election.
Object Name
belt buckle
date made
1976
Measurements
overall: 2 in x 3 1/2 in x 1/2 in; 5.08 cm x 8.89 cm x 1.27 cm
ID Number
2015.0200.113
accession number
2015.0200
catalog number
2015.0200.113
subject
Political Campaigns
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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
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