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Mon, 20 Apr 2020 14:00:22 +0000
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<img width="640" height="553" src="" class="attachment-large size-large wp-post-image" alt="Image features a presidential campaign textile for Hubert H. Humphrey with alternating rows of the letter H enclosed by a green and blue border. Signature of Hubert H. Humphrey is in the bottom right of green border. Each square meant to be cut to make a campaign scarf. Please scroll down to read the blog post about this object." style="display: block; margin-bottom: 5px; clear:both;max-width: 100%;" srcset=" 1024w, 300w, 170w" sizes="(max-width: 640px) 100vw, 640px" data-attachment-id="37801" data-permalink="" data-orig-file="" data-orig-size="1024,885" data-comments-opened="1" data-image-meta="{&quot;aperture&quot;:&quot;0&quot;,&quot;credit&quot;:&quot;&quot;,&quot;camera&quot;:&quot;&quot;,&quot;caption&quot;:&quot;&quot;,&quot;created_timestamp&quot;:&quot;0&quot;,&quot;copyright&quot;:&quot;&quot;,&quot;focal_length&quot;:&quot;0&quot;,&quot;iso&quot;:&quot;0&quot;,&quot;shutter_speed&quot;:&quot;0&quot;,&quot;title&quot;:&quot;&quot;,&quot;orientation&quot;:&quot;0&quot;}" data-image-title="334876_e7d20d017df4fc5c_b" data-image-description="" data-medium-file="" data-large-file="" />This Hubert H. Humphrey “signature scarf” fabric was designed for Humphrey’s 1968 presidential campaign by Frankie Welch (a.k.a. Mary Frances Barnett), a textile and fashion designer as well as personal shopper and boutique owner. When her husband&#8217;s new position at the CIA first brought the Welch family to Washington, DC area in the 1950s, Frankie taught home...
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