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Referenced:
Obama, Barack H.  Search this
Associated Name:
Obama, Michelle  Search this
Physical Description:
cardboard (overall material)
rectangle (overall shape)
round (overall shape)
metal (overall material)
gold (overall color)
glass (overall material)
red (overall color)
colorless (overall color)
blue (overall color)
silver (overall color)
white (overall color)
Measurements:
overall: 1 1/4 in; x 3.175 cm
overall: 3 1/2 in x 2 in; 8.89 cm x 5.08 cm
Object Name:
pin
Date made:
2008
Used date:
2008
2009
Description:
This interpretation of the logo first used in the 2008 presidential campaign of Democratic candidate Barack Obama was marketed as “fun rhinestone pins for serious times.” The logo combined a rising sun with the first letter of Obama’s name. Obama defeated his Republican challenger John McCain to become the first African American president of the United States.
Subject:
Political Campaigns  Search this
Credit Line:
Obama'-bling.com
ID Number:
2009.0044.05
Catalog number:
2009.0044.05
Accession number:
2009.0044
See more items in:
Political and Military History: Political History, Campaign Collection
Government, Politics, and Reform
American Democracy: A Great Leap of Faith
Exhibition:
American Democracy
Exhibition Location:
National Museum of American History
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746ac-abd9-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_1350342