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One woman watches as another examines with a magnifying glass an ornate, decorative image on a printed page

Path to the Presidency: Catching the Voter’s Eye

Posted by: Danna Bell

Campaign posters, buttons and other ephemera are not new. Prior to the advent of radio, television and the internet, candidates used campaign signs, buttons, ribbons, light shades and banners to reach out to voters who might not have been able to come to a speech or access a newspaper. The Library of Congress has made many of these unique artifacts available online.