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Campaign Ephemera

Album Description

 Inspired by this post from 2012--Path to the Presidency: Catching the Voter’s Eye--I went on a search for historical campaign ephemera on the Library and 2020 campaign swag on the web. Below are links to source sets found.

  Civics   political campaigns   ephemera 

Campaign souvenir 1892. [Plan for making a box.] [n. p.] [c. 1892].

Reference note

Created / Published: 1892.
Genre: Printed ephemera
Notes: -  On vero, Copy 1: [stamp, partially folded] Jul 16 1892 Washington; 20996 May 18, 1892.
-  Available also through the Library of Congress web site in two forms: as facsimile page images and as full text in SGML.
-  2 duplicate copies
-  Printed Ephemera Collection; Portfolio 239, Folder 4a.
-  Copy scanned: 2
Digital Id: http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.rbc/rbpe.2390040a

Campaign badges

Presidential Campaign Posters

Joe Biden Swag Store

Trump Swag store

Biden Digital Toolkit

Trump Campaign App

Biden Vote Joe App

Data collection by the 2020 Campaign Apps - MIT Technology Review

Historical campaign buttons

CampaignButtonsPuzzle - 1.jpeg

Teaching Notes

I recently completed this puzzle that depicts campaign buttons from the 20th and early 21st centuries.  It was a trip down memory lane, a time to re-learn and a time to reflect.   A puzzle such as this could be an engaging learning tool accompanied by  research into historical information and ephemera shared in this album.

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