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Coaster, John F. Kennedy, 1960

Coaster, John F. Kennedy, 1960

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Description
The Lagonda Printing Company of Springfield, Ohio printed a variety of paper placemats and coasters encouraging participation in the 1960 election. John F. Kennedy, caricaturized on this coaster, won the Democratic nomination that year. He defeated his Republican opponent Richard Nixon in one of the closest elections in American history winning by less than two tenths of one percentage point.
Object Name
Coaster
date made
1960
associated person
Kennedy, John F.
place made
United States: Ohio, Springfield
Physical Description
paper (overall material)
white, red (overall color)
Measurements
overall: 8 1/4 in; 20.955 cm
ID Number
1978.2196.01
accession number
1978.2196
catalog number
1978.2196.01
Credit Line
Lagonda Printing Company
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
Exhibition
Exhibition Location
National Museum of American History
Data Source
National Museum of American History
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