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Bank, Lyndon B. Johnson, 1964

Bank, Lyndon B. Johnson, 1964

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Description
This plastic bank is just one of the many 1964 presidential campaign novelties that were produced in pairs, one for Barry Goldwater, the Republican nominee, and one for President Lyndon B. Johnson, the Democratic candidate. Johnson, who ascended to the presidency after the assassination of President John F. Kennedy in 1963, easily defeated Goldwater, a senator from Arizona.
Object Name
Bank
date made
1964
associated person
Johnson, Lyndon B. (Lyndon Baines)
Physical Description
plastic (overall material)
white, blue, red (overall color)
Measurements
overall: 1 1/2 in x 3 1/4 in; 3.81 cm x 8.255 cm
ID Number
1978.1088.04
accession number
1978.1088
catalog number
1978.1088.04
Credit Line
W-R-S Corporation of America
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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