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Vote for Larson

Vote for Larson Political Button Museum
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VOTE FOR LARSON COUNTY CLERK REPUBLICAN
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This button is a campaign button supporting Loyd C. Larson, a Republican nominee for the county clerk position in Cook County in Illinois in the 1942 election. Prior to the election, Larson was the head of his own accounting firm. During his campaign, he criticized the Democratic machinery in stealing votes and other government corruption. It was also reported that many black constituents attended his campaigns with enthusiasm.

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Walker, Ward. (1942, October 7). A Business Man Candidate Opens G.O.P. Campaign: Loyd Larson Tears Into Democratic. Chicago Daily Tribune, pp. 3. 

N.a. (1942, October 13). It's the Clout. Chicago Daily Tribune, pp. 14.

 

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