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Howdy Doody for President Button

Object Number: 
Diameter: 1 1/2 in.
PRESIDENTIAL ELECTIONS Metal button with tab. Blue background with white and red lettering, HOWDY DOODY FOR PRESIDENT/howdy!. Image: photograph of Howdy Doody.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Ralph W. Nerbel
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group