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Catalog Number 2005.203.1142
Object Name Matchbook
Collection John Dunning
Description White cardboard matchbook campaigning for politician W.P. "Bill" Atkinson. On the side with the striker, red and blue lettering reads, "ELECT W.P. "Bill" ATKINSON - GOVERNOR." Below the previously mentioned lettering is a large blue rectangle with the following white lettering in it, "Your VOTE & SUPPORT Appreciated." Below that, small blue lettering reads, "CLOSE COVER FOR SAFETY." A small blue union label can be found beneath all of the lettering.

On the opposite side is a large blue inked picture of W.P. "Bill" Atkinson.
The top edge has the following red lettering, "HONEST CAPABLE FEARLESS." Red stars separate each word.
The bottom edge has small blue lettering that reads "Superior Match CO., Chicago U.S.A."
Dimensions W-2 L-1.5 inches
Material cardboard, ink
Category Historical Politics