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Object Name Poster
Date 1964
Title Goldwater for President
Description Political campaign poster. Cardboard printed with a large black and white photograph of the candidate's face in 3/4 profile, set within a bright yellow border, with words printed below the portrait, "GOLDWATER / for PRESIDENT". Fine print at lower left: "NEW YORK REPUBLICAN STATE COMMITTEE - Michael N. Scelsi, Campaign Director - 521 Fifth Ave., New York, N.Y. 10017" and at lower right: "THE TENNY PRESS, 250 W. 54TH STREET, N.Y." with a printers union mark.
(Keywords: Twentieth Century, United States, Politics)
Acquisition Gift of William Dubovsky
Ownership and History Barry Goldwater (1909-1998) was a U.S. senator from Arizona from 1952-1964 and again from 1968-1986. He was defeated by Lyndon Johnson in the 1964 U.S. Presidential election.
Earliest Date 1964
Latest Date 1964
Material Cardboard
Subjects Political campaigns
Presidential elections
Political posters
Lexicon Sub-category Advertising Medium
Catalog Number 04.003.0004
Support Acknowledgment Online Collections Database record made possible by the Staten Island Historical Society, October 2014.
Legal Status Items represented here are from the collections of the Staten Island Historical Society. Materials reproduced for personal non-commercial use must credit the Staten Island Historical Society. Commercial licensing is available.