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Political Poster Collection

The Collection

The collection consists of one large portfolio containing the following posters.

 

Birch Bayh posters:

1972 Presidential campaign poster, black-and-white photo of Bayh with blue lettering: “Senator Birch Bayh, the Democratic candidate for President who can put it all together.” 21⅜” x 15⅛”. Gift of Frank Hoffman, October 24, 2008.

 

1968 Campaign poster, cream with black line drawing of Bayh speaking with four others, above in blue letters: "The Strength of American youth/must enter American politics." Below drawing in blue letters: "Senator Birch Bayh can bring you in."  24” x 14”. Gift of Jerry G. Udell, May 29, 2006.

 

1968 Campaign poster, cream with black, photo of pin-up girl in striped dress at right, large Bayh button at left by her head, and in large letters down left side of poster: “You don’t have to be fat, fifty and smoke cigars to like politics.” 24” x 14”. Gift of Jerry G. Udell, May 29, 2006.

 

1968 Campaign poster, black-and-white close-up photo of Bayh vehemently making a point at right of poster, black letters in white margin above at left: "These are extraordinary times." White letters along top of picture at left in two lines: "Senator Birch Bayh /is an extraordinary man." 20” x 30”. Gift of Jerry G. Udell, May 29, 2006.

 

1968 Birthday Fundraiser poster, upper left quadrant with color head shot of Bayh, right quadrant with blue letters: In script slanting up: "Everyones invited."  Below that in tall slender letters: "A GIGANTIC EXTRAVAGANZA/OF FAMOUS HOLLYWOOD FILM/AND TV STARS." 28” x 22”. Gift of Jerry G. Udell, May 29, 2006.

 

1968 Campaign poster, upper portion is black-and-white close-up profile from below at podium in lighted hall, 5-inch peacock band below with white letters: "Senator Bayh for Senator." 29” x 22”. Gift of Jerry G. Udell, May 29, 2006.

 

 

Lee Hamilton posters:

1966 Campaign poster, “Look ahead with Confidence.Re-Elect Lee Hamilton,” black and white photo in front of Capitol with red and gold banner. 28¼” x 22¼”. Gift of Jerry G. Udell, May 29, 2006.

 

Lee Hamilton head photograph, 1964.Black and white, mounted on board. 30” x 22¾.” Gift of Wayne Vance, August 2005. Used on top of campaign van.  Photo by W. R. Meloy, Inc., 715 W. 5th Street, Shelbyville, Indiana.

 

 

Researcher Access:

Prior arrangement is required for use of the Political Poster Collection. For further information, contact Kate Cruikshank, Political Papers Specialist, cruiksha@indiana.edu, 812-856-4601.

 

 

 



last updated: 4/12/2011