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‘The Marketing of the Candidate: An Exhibition of Presidential Campaign Memorabilia’ on display at E.S. Bird Library
‘The Marketing of the Candidate: An Exhibition of Presidential Campaign Memorabilia’ on display at E.S. Bird LibraryAugust 27, 2008Pamela McLaughlinpwmclaug@syr.edu
A fascinating exhibition of memorabilia associated with presidential campaigns from 1824-1972 is now on display on the 6th floor of E.S. Bird Library.
Drawn from the artifactual collections of Syracuse University Library’s Special Collections Research Center, the exhibit of buttons, banners, bumper stickers, brochures, apparel and other items provides a historical overview of the images and slogans candidates have used to position and advertise themselves in their quest for the White House.
The exhibition is open to the public from 9 a.m.-5 p.m., Monday-Friday through Jan. 20, 2009.