Coya Knutson campaign button

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Titles Coya Knutson campaign button
Description Reelection campaign button for Coya Knutson, Minnesota's first Congresswoman, circa 1955-1958. The button features a portrait of the Congresswoman in front of the United States Capitol in blue, with "CONTINUE WITH COYA KNUTSON / MINNESOTA'S FIRST CONGRESSWOMAN" in red. The button is stamped with two union bugs.
Quantity 1 item
Format Content Category: artifacts
Measurements 2 1/4 inches diameter
Nomenclature button (information artifact)
Materials plastic (material)
Creation Printer: Allied Printing Trades Council of Minneapolis
Made in: Minneapolis, Hennepin County, Minnesota, United States
Subjects Knutson, Cornelia Gjesdal
Used in: Minnesota, United States
Politics and government
Women in politics
Campaign paraphernalia
Badges, Buttons & Medals. Government. Political Elections
Dates Creation: Not earlier than 1955 - Not later than 1958 (Coya Knutson was first elected in 1954 and reelected in 1956. She served in office January 3, 1955 to January 3, 1959. In 1958 she lost her bid for reelection.)
Holding Type 3D Objects
Identifiers 1986.292.8 (Accession Number)

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