Political Campaign Bumper Sticker, "Vote for Kennedy - President, Johnson - Vice President," 1960

Summary

This bumper sticker was produced for the 1960 Kennedy-Johnson presidential campaign. After John F. Kennedy defeated Texas Senator Lyndon B. Johnson in the 1960 Democratic primary, Kennedy named Johnson as his running mate. Johnson's addition brought on board an experienced old-school politician, and also provided a better chance of victory in the key swing states.

This bumper sticker was produced for the 1960 Kennedy-Johnson presidential campaign. After John F. Kennedy defeated Texas Senator Lyndon B. Johnson in the 1960 Democratic primary, Kennedy named Johnson as his running mate. Johnson's addition brought on board an experienced old-school politician, and also provided a better chance of victory in the key swing states.

Artifact

Bumper sticker

Date Made

1960

Subject Date

1960

Creators

Unknown

 On Exhibit

By Request in the Benson Ford Research Center

Object ID

2001.79.1

Credit

From the Collections of The Henry Ford.

Material

Adhesive
Paper (Fiber product)

Technique

Printing (Process)

Color

Dark blue
Orange (color)
White (Color)

Dimensions

Height: 4 in

Width: 4 in

Inscriptions

Lettering on front: VOTE / FOR / KENNEDY / PRESIDENT / JOHNSON / VICE / PRESIDENT [white star]

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