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Object Name: Campaign pennant
Date: ca. 1948
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Medium: Cotton, wood
Dimensions: Overall: 9 3/4 x 17 3/4 in. ( 24.8 x 45.1 cm ) Part (staff): 1/4 x 25 3/4 in. (0.6 x 65.4 cm)
Place made: North America, United States
Description: Printed cotton campaign pennant for Thomas Dewey with five blue and white stripes; inscribed, "DEWEY-WARREN" in the center; stapled to a wooden staff.
Object Number: INV.7416ab
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Marks: printed: center: "DEWEY-WARREN" printed: at fly: "230"

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Thomas E. Dewey and his running mate Earl Warren were the Republican candidates in the 1948 presidential election. Dewey lost to the incumbent president, Harry S. Truman.