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Dwight Eisenhower Campaign Button, 1952

Allied Printing1952

The Henry Ford

The Henry Ford
Dearborn, MI, United States

In the early 1950s, Dwight Eisenhower or "Ike" was one of the most admired living Americans. Both parties courted the trusted World War Two military leader sure that Eisenhower would win if he ran for president. He would. "Ike" declared he was a Republican and in 1952 easily defeated his Democratic opponent, Adlai Stevenson. "I Like Ike" became his popular campaign slogan.

Details

  • Title: Dwight Eisenhower Campaign Button, 1952
  • Creator: Allied Printing
  • Date: 1952
  • Date Created: 1952
  • Location: United States, Illinois, Chicago
  • Subject Keywords: Republican Party (U.S. : 1854- ), Buttons (Information artifacts), Campaign buttons, Eisenhower, Dwight D. (Dwight David), 1890-1969, Political campaigns, Presidential campaigns, Presidential candidates, Presidential elections
  • Type: Objects
  • Contributor: The Henry Ford
  • Original Source: Digital Collections
  • Object Name: Button (Information artifact)
  • Object ID: 2002.24.9
  • Image ID: THF309950
  • Credit: From the Collections of The Henry Ford.

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