Bank, Jimmy Carter, 1976

Bank, Jimmy Carter, 1976

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Jimmy Carter won the presidency in 1976 as the Democratic nominee. This plastic bank features his familiar toothy smile and celebrates his background as a peanut farmer. Carter, governor of Georgia, defeated Republican President Gerald Ford who was running to retain the office he had assumed after the resignation of President Richard Nixon in 1974.
Object Name
Bank
date made
1976
associated person
Carter, Jimmy
Associated Place
United States: Georgia
Measurements
overall: 29.2 cm x 12.5 cm; 11 1/2 in x 4 15/16 in
ID Number
1977.0300.19
accession number
1977.0300
catalog number
1977.0300.19
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Political and Military History: Political History, Campaign Collection
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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