Swaying the vote one button at a time: "What's in the Box?" Box 4-Object #6

What's in the Box? Join me as I explore one of the artifacts found in Box #4. This week: Campaign Buttons


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Museum artifacts have many stories they can tell! You can explore what materials they are made of, how they were made, who made them, how they were used, or how they changed society – and so much more! Think of this video as the abridged history behind bullets, where I explore just a few chapters of its story.


I challenge you to look at the objects around you and think about all the stories they have to tell!


This video is part of our "What's in the Box" series, so check-out the playlist for "What's in the Box: Box #4" to see more abridged object histories, as well as behind-the-scenes museum work.


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Extra Credit


Watch Campaign ads from the first one in 1952 through today - including the ads pictured in this video:

http://www.livingroomcandidate.org/


Exhibit of Civil Rights era pins:

https://storymaps.arcgis.com/stories/cfa65c76822d481ea76ae7a250b6cb30


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Music


New_York_Military_Band_and_the_American_Quartet_-_Patriotic_songs_of_America) CC BY NC


"Fig Leaf Times Two" Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com)

Licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 4.0 License

http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/


"Amazing Plan" Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com)

Licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 4.0 License

http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/


Latch_Swing_-_01_-_Hungaria

Attribution - No Commercial Use - Sharing under the Same Terms 2.0 France (CC BY-NC-SA 2.0 FR). Edited for length.


Lobo_Loco_-_10_-_Old_Ralley_ID_1200:

Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivatives 4.0 International (CC BY-NC-ND 4.0)

Kevin_MacLeod_-_Nothing_Broken. Edited for length


"J_S_Bach_Brandenburg_Concerto_No4-1_BWV1049" Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com)

Licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 4.0 License

http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/


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Intro and end graphics: Ryan Mealiffe


Research completed with the help of our wonderful Campbell Museum volunteers.

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