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Campaign Door Hanger, 1960

Campaign Door Hanger, 1960

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Description
Door hanger left by an election canvasser campaigning for Republican Richard Nixon in 1960.
Going door to door to canvass undecided, indifferent, and lazy voters is a time-honored tradition. To be effective, canvassing requires feet on the ground, a business-like organization of campaign staff and volunteers. Canvassing has persisted well into the television and Internet age, guided by predictive models to determine how to turn out the vote and win elections.
Object Name
Card, Door
associated person
Nixon, Richard M.
Physical Description
paper (overall material)
Measurements
overall: 6 in x 3 1/2 in; 15.24 cm x 8.89 cm
ID Number
PL.227739.1960.W02
catalog number
227739.1960.W02
accession number
227739
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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