"We're Fore Ike" Golf Tees, 1956

Adver Tees1956

The Henry Ford

The Henry Ford
Dearborn, MI, United States

These golf tees - originally distributed at the 1956 Republican National Convention - belonged to United States Secret Service agent Morgan L. Gies. Gies served from 1941 until 1967. He oversaw the fleet of White House vehicles for five presidents -- Franklin D. Roosevelt, Harry S. Truman, Dwight D. Eisenhower, John F. Kennedy, and Lyndon B. Johnson.


  • Title: "We're Fore Ike" Golf Tees, 1956
  • Creator: Adver Tees
  • Date: 1956-08
  • Date Created: 1956
  • Location: United States, Vermont, Stowe, United States, California, San Francisco
  • Subject Keywords: Eisenhower, Dwight D. (Dwight David), 1890-1969, Gies, Morgan L., Republican Party (U.S. : 1854- ), United States presidents, Political campaigns, Presidential campaigns, Golf, Golf tees, Packaging
  • Type: Objects
  • Contributor: The Henry Ford
  • Original Source: Digital Collections
  • Object Name: Golf tees
  • Object ID: 2011.241.11
  • Image ID: THF151528
  • Credit: From the Collections of The Henry Ford. Gift of Edward L. Gies in Memory of Morgan L. Gies.

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