McCarthy campaign peace dress

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Description One-piece fitted sleeveless dress with a jewel neckline and zipper back closure. It features round, multiple-sized "McCarthy" and "Peace" designs in two-tone blue all over. The dress was created and worn in support of Eugene McCarthy's bid for the 1968 presidential nomination, likely by a campaign worker. Young women turned out in huge numbers as volunteers for Eugene McCarthy during his bid for the 1968 Democratic nomination. A wide variety of clothing items (dresses, miniskirts, scarves, hats) were produced with the McCarthy and peace-symbol logos.
Quantity 1 item
Format Content Category: artifacts
Measurements 38 3/4 inches length
23 1/2 inches width
Nomenclature Dress (garment)
Creation Made in United States
Used in United States
Subjects McCarthy, Eugene Joseph
Made in United States
Politics and government
Used in United States
Clothing. Women's Dresses. 1960s
Government & Politics. Elections. Campaign Paraphernalia
Dates Creation: Approximately 1967 - Exactly 1968

Credit Line From the Collections of the Minnesota Historical Society
Holding Type 3D Objects
Identifiers 1982.11.51

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