Campaign fan

Object Number: 
INV.7099
Date: 
1952
Medium: 
Cardboard, wood
Dimensions: 
Overall: 18 1/8 x 8 1/2 x 1/4 in. ( 46 x 21.6 x 0.6 cm )
Marks: 
printed: reverse: "I AM/ AN/ EISEN-HOWER/ FAN" printed: left of handle: "Product of/ EMRESS SPECIALTY CO./ 22 Jones Street/ New York 14, N. Y."
Description: 
Fan from Dwight D. Eisenhower's presidential campaign; cardboard cut-out of Eisenhower's head with "I AM / AN / EISEN-HOWER / FAN" printed on the reverse; wooden handle stapled to the reverse.
Gallery Label: 
Dwight D. Eisenhower ran on the republican ticket for U.S. president in 1952 and 1956, winning both times.
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Creative: Tronvig Group