Home | New | About Us | Categories | Policy | Links
Time Passages Nostalgia Company
Ron Toth, Jr., Proprietor
72 Charles Street
Rochester, New Hampshire 03867-3413
Phone: 1-603-335-2062
Email: ron.toth@timepassagesnostalgia.com
Search for:  
Select from:  
Show:  at once pictures only 
previous page
 Found 6 items 
next page
 b369 ... d575 f431 g487 l093
Herbert Hoover Political Campaign Brass Tab Button
Item #g487
Add this item to your shopping cart
Price: $24.99 
$6 shipping & handling
For Sale
Click here now for this limited time offer
Check Out With PayPalSee Our Store Policy

My items on eBay

Any group of items being offered as a lot must be sold as a lot.
You can feel secure
shopping with PayPal.
Quantity Discount Prices
(when available)
Quality Merchandise At Reasonable Prices
Gift Certificate
Quality Packing And
Postal Insurance
Unique & Fun Nostalgic Items
You don't have to be an eight year old to enjoy having
a childhood treasure.
It's never too late to
have a happy childhood!
Herbert Hoover Political Campaign Brass Tab Button
United States   U.S. President   Herbert Hoover   Charles Curtis   Political   Campaign   Pin Back Button   Historical   Republican
The picture below shows a larger view of this Herbert Hoover Political Campaign Brass Tab Button. It simply has the name ''HOOVER'' with a blue painted background. It is made of brass and is believed to be from 1928. The tab button measures 7/8'' wide. It appears to be in excellent condition as pictured. Below here, for reference, is some Historical information on Herbert Hoover:

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

Election of 1928
In 1927, when President Coolidge declined to run for a second full term of office, Herbert Hoover became the leading Republican candidate for the 1928 election, despite the fact that Coolidge was lukewarm on Hoover (the President would often deride his ambitious and popular Commerce Secretary as ''Wonder Boy''). His only real challenger was Frank Lowden, but in the months leading up to the convention, Hoover received so much favorable press coverage, Lowden's campaign manager complained that the newspapers were full of ''nothing but advertisements for Herbert Hoover and Fletcher's Castoria.'' Hoover's reputation, experience, and public popularity coalesced to give him the nomination on the first ballot, with Senator Charles Curtis named as his running mate.

He campaigned against Democratic candidate Alfred E. Smith on the basis of efficiency and prosperity. Although Smith was the target of anti-Catholicism from some Protestant communities, Hoover avoided the religious issue and publicly repudiated those Republicans who attempted to exploit it. (Quakers were themselves often under attack as pacifists.) There was actually not much difference between the candidates on the issues, as both Hoover and Smith positioned themselves as pro-business, and each promised to improve conditions for farmers, reform immigration laws, and maintain America's isolationist foreign policy. Where they did differ was on the Volstead Act. Smith was a ''wet'' who called for its repeal, whereas Hoover gave public support for Prohibition, calling it a ''noble experiment''. What few voters knew, however, was that Hoover was much more tentative in his support for Volstead in private, and that for years he practiced a certain ritual: often after work at the Commerce Department, he would stop by the Belgian Embassy for a visit with friends. While there, as it was technically foreign soil, he was able to enjoy an alcoholic drink before heading for home. Hoover also used to grumble that all Prohibition successfully did was to force him to dispose of his celebrated wine cellar.

Historians agree that Hoover's national reputation and the booming economy, combined with the deep splits in the Democratic party over religion and prohibition, guaranteed his landslide victory of 58% of the vote. Hoover even managed to crack the so-called ''Solid South,'' winning such traditionally Democratic states as Virginia, Texas and Tennessee from Smith. As advertising executive Bruce Barton put it, ''Americans knew they may have more fun with Smith, but that they would make more money with Hoover.''

Herbert Hoover's wife, Lou Henry Hoover, came to the White House unlike her predecessors as First Ladies. She had already carved out a reputation of her own, having graduated from Stanford as the only woman in her class with a degree in geology. Although she had never practiced her profession formally, she remained very much a new woman of the post-World War I era: intelligent, robust, and possessed of a sense of female possibilities.

On poverty, Hoover promised: ''We in America today are nearer to the final triumph over poverty than ever before in the history of any land.'' Within months, the Stock Market Crash of 1929 occurred, and the nation's economy spiraled downward into what became known as the Great Depression.

Click on image to zoom.
Herbert Hoover Political Campaign Brass Tab Button

Powered by Nose The Hamster (0.1,1)
Fri, Jul 12, 2024 at 13:59:18 [ 13 0.09 0.09]
1997-2024, Time Passages Nostalgia Company / Ron Toth, Jr., All rights reserved