Safe/Haven Update

Due to a private event, the exhibition Safe/Haven will be closed to visitors from 2–5 pm on Friday, May 14.

Barkley for President

Object Number: 
INV.6735a
Date: 
1952
Medium: 
Felt
Dimensions: 
Overall: 12 x 29 in. ( 30.5 x 73.7 cm )
Marks: 
printed: center: "BARKLEY/ FOR PRESIDENT"
Description: 
Blue pennant printed, "BARKLEY/ FOR PRESIDENT" in white ink; white hoist.
Gallery Label: 
Alben W. Barkley served as Vice-President of the U.S. under Harry Truman from 1949-1953. He ran against Adlai Stevenson in the Democratic primary for U.S. president in 1952 and lost.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Miss Dorothy C. Barck, 1952
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group