I’m Going the Extra Mile

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Publication: 1982

Lamar Alexander won the 1978 Tennessee gubernatorial election over incumbent Ray Blanton by a wide margin. This button was part of Alexander’s re-election bid in 1982. Referencing his trademark red and black plaid shirt and his walk across the state, this button was one of thousands distributed during the campaign. Alexander won re-election handily and served until January 1987.

Title

I’m Going the Extra Mile

Date

Publication: 1982

Description

Lamar Alexander won the 1978 Tennessee gubernatorial election over incumbent Ray Blanton by a wide margin. This button was part of Alexander’s re-election bid in 1982. Referencing his trademark red and black plaid shirt and his walk across the state, this button was one of thousands distributed during the campaign. Alexander won re-election handily and served until January 1987.

Rights

Copyright; use considered fair according to the ARL Code of Best Practices in Fair Use

Format

Buttons (information artifacts)

Source

MSS0734, Alexander Papers, Memorabilia

Files

http://libexh.library.vanderbilt.edu/impomeka/2015-exhibit/MS0734_Alexander-button-Mile.jpg

Collection

Citation

“I’m Going the Extra Mile,” Gallery, accessed October 22, 2019, https://gallery.library.vanderbilt.edu/items/show/960.