Cleveland-area Congressman Louis Stokes capitalized on his image as a stable, trustworthy, and approachable lawmaker in this pin for one of his many re-election campaigns. Stokes’ familiar face, rendered in an up-to-the-minute silk-screen treatment, shares the button’s visual field with his name in bold red typeface.
History, Art & Archives, U.S. House of Representatives, “Louis Stokes Lapel Pin,” https://history.house.gov/Collection/Listing/2008/2008-047-021/ (June 23, 2021)
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