Badge, Al Smith, 1928

Badge, Al Smith, 1928

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Governor Al Smith of New York was the 1928 Democratic presidential nominee. The first Roman Catholic to run for president, Smith lost in a landslide to Republican Herbert Hoover, former Secretary of Commerce.
Object Name
associated person
Smith, Al
associated institution
Democratic National Party
Physical Description
green (ribbon color)
textile (overall material)
overall: 10 1/2 in x 3 1/2 in; 26.67 cm x 8.89 cm
ID Number
catalog number
accession number
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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