The first Congress met in 1789. Elections every two years since then have made for a great many Congressional campaigns. Campaign ephemera—ribbons, buttons, posters and more—illustrate this integral part of life in the House.
History, Art & Archives, U.S. House of Representatives, “Explore the Collection,” https://history.house.gov/Collection/Search
(May 15, 2021)
Office of the HistorianOffice of Art and Archives
Attic, Thomas Jefferson BuildingWashington, D.C. 20515(202) 226-1300