Alternating blue and orange text on a white background.
This was Russell W. Peterson’s 1968 republican campaign button for governor. He defeated incumbent Governor Charles L. Terry, Jr. and was a huge environmentalist.. Peterson was the first to appoint a person of color to the board of trustees at the University of Delaware and he also insisted on the hiring of African Americans within the State Police department.
“People for Peterson, join us” campaign button,1968. Retrieved 28 November 2021, from https://exhibitions.lib.udel.edu/1968/exhibition-item/people-for-peterso...
Russell W. Peterson. Retrieved 28 November 2021, from https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Russell_W._Peterson