Tag, Jimmy Carter, 1976

Tag, Jimmy Carter, 1976

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Democratic candidate Jimmy Carter won the presidency in 1976. This paper tag 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
Tag
date made
1976
associated person
Carter, Jimmy
Physical Description
paper (overall material)
red, white, blue (overall color)
Measurements
overall: 5 in x 5 in; 12.7 cm x 12.7 cm
ID Number
1977.0039.028
accession number
1977.0039
catalog number
1977.0039.028
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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