White text on red ring around the edge of the button. Photograph of beaver mascot in the middle on a white background.
The American Political Items Collectors (APIC) is a non-profit membership organization, dedicated to promoting the collection, preservation and study of materials relating to political campaigns and the presidency. It was founded in 1945 and holds a national convention every two years for collectors and the general public. The campaign button is the most recognized and widely collected of all campaign objects that members of the APIC actively hunt for and collect.