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John Lind campaign ribbon
Description John Lind 1896 gubernatorial campaign ribbon. The ribbon commemorates a picnic hosted by the Peoples' Party in Spicer, Minnesota, on September 17, 1896 in support of Lind's bid for Governor. Lind's 1896 campaign as a Democrat endorsed by Populists failed, but two years later he was elected Governor of Minnesota, the first Democrat to hold in that office in forty years.
Quantity 1 item
Format Content Category: artifacts
Measurements 18 centimeters length
5.7 centimeters width
Nomenclature Commemorative
Badge
Ribbon (material)
Subjects Lind, John
People's Party
Minnesota, United States
Harvest Home Picnic
Badges, Buttons & Medals. Government. Political Elections
Dates Use: 09/17/1896
Content: 1896
Holding Type 3D Objects
ID Number 1989.238.92