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Doll, Barry Goldwater, 1964

Doll, Barry Goldwater, 1964

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This dashboard doll was sold during the 1964 presidential campaign of Senator Barry Goldwater, the Republican nominee. It came in a box that read: “Another true-to-life Remco replica of outstanding personalities in the headlines! Inspired gift for ardent Republicans—gag-gift for ‘dyed-in-the-wool’ Democrats. Specially made to attach to cars. GOP’s MAN of the hour.” Remco produced a similar doll designed to look like President Lyndon B. Johnson, Goldwater’s Democratic opponent and victor in the election.
Object Name
Doll
date made
1964
associated person
Goldwater, Barry
Physical Description
plastic (overall material)
Measurements
overall: 5 1/2 in x 3 in x 3 in; 13.97 cm x 7.62 cm x 7.62 cm
ID Number
1977.0979.13
accession number
1977.0979
catalog number
1977.0979.13
subject
Political Campaigns
Voting
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Political and Military History: Political History, Campaign Collection
Government, Politics, and Reform
American Democracy: A Great Leap of Faith
Exhibition
Exhibition
Exhibition Location
National Museum of American History
Data Source
National Museum of American History
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