Badge, Harry S. Truman, 1948

Badge, Harry S. Truman, 1948

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Harry S. Truman assumed the presidency upon the death of President Franklin D. Roosevelt in 1945. He won his own full term in 1948 defeating three other candidates: Thomas Dewey (Republican), Strom Thurmond (States’ Rights Democratic), and Henry Wallace (Progressive) who finished in that order.
Object Name
date made
associated person
Truman, Harry S.
Physical Description
textile, metal (overall material)
red, white, blue, copper (overall color)
overall: 4 1/4 in x 3 1/2 in; 10.795 cm x 8.89 cm
ID Number
accession number
catalog number
Political Campaigns
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
American Democracy
Exhibition Location
National Museum of American History
Data Source
National Museum of American History
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