John McCain Campaign Button, 2008

Summary

Arizona Senator John McCain was the 2008 Republican Party's presidential nominee. Republican campaign material touted the political experience of this long-serving member of the Senate over that of his opponent, Illinois Senator Barack Obama. (Obama had served less than one-term.) McCain, as this button reminded voters, was ready to serve from day one.

Arizona Senator John McCain was the 2008 Republican Party's presidential nominee. Republican campaign material touted the political experience of this long-serving member of the Senate over that of his opponent, Illinois Senator Barack Obama. (Obama had served less than one-term.) McCain, as this button reminded voters, was ready to serve from day one.

Artifact

Button (Information artifact)

Date Made

2008

Subject Date

2008

Location

Not on exhibit to the public.

Object ID

2008.166.6

Credit

From the Collections of The Henry Ford.

Material

Metal
Paper (Fiber product)
Plastic (Organic material)

Color

Multicolored

Dimensions

Diameter: 2.25 in

Inscriptions

On front: READY FROM DAY ONE/ MCCAIN '08 Along rim: NG SLATER CORP NYC 10018 800-848-4621

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