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56th Presidential Inauguration Button with Ribbon, 2009

2009-01-20

The Henry Ford

The Henry Ford

On January 20th, 2009, Barack Obama was sworn in as the 44th President of the United States. Over one million Americans came to Washington D.C. to witness the inauguration of America's first African-American president. Souvenirs, like this button and ribbon, provided supporters with a tangible remembrance of this historic event.

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  • Title: 56th Presidential Inauguration Button with Ribbon, 2009
  • Date: 2009-01-20
  • Location: United States, District of Columbia, Washington
  • Subject Keywords: Obama, Barack, 1961-, Biden, Joseph R., 1942-, Democratic Party (U.S.), Presidential inaugurations, United States presidents, Vice-Presidents, White House (Washington, D.C.), Buttons (Information artifacts)
  • Type: Objects
  • Contributor: The Henry Ford
  • Original Source: Digital Collections
  • Object Name: Button (Information artifact)
  • Object ID: 2009.88.12
  • Image ID: THF84906
  • Credit: From the Collections of The Henry Ford.

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