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Coya Knutson campaign button
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.
Content Category: artifacts
2 1/4 inches diameter
button (information artifact)
Printer: Allied Printing Trades Council of Minneapolis
Made in: Minneapolis, Hennepin County, Minnesota, United States
Knutson, Cornelia Gjesdal
Used in: Minnesota, United States
Politics and government
Women in politics
Badges, Buttons & Medals. Government. Political Elections
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.)
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1986.292.8 (Accession Number)