Saw those this morning when Fritchey posted them up… very cool! I’ve been doing campaign work for about 25 years now and have a campaign sign from every race I’ve ever walked a precinct in, made a call for or done any manner of GOTV work in. They’re not in my wallet (obviously!) and so don’t answer your question Rich, but seeing these made me think of the fact that I need to do something with them.
Given what I do, folks saving things is extremely important. The Age of Email is gonna make future histories a lot less interesting than when wonderful old letters & files turn up in attics, basements & garages. I think the 2 oldest Illinois business cards I have are Bill Berry & Ed Marciniak, circa 1983. Al Raby wasn’t using one….
- WappySprayberry - Monday, Nov 24, 14 @ 11:32 am:
Is that comic sans on the Carol Mosely-Braun card?
A laminated ticket stub form the Dec. 23, 1972 playoff game between the Oakland Raiders and the Pittsburgh Steelers. The game is famous for the Immaculate Reception. I was at the game and I will be the first to say that I did not see that Franco had caught the ball until he was in the end zone!
I still have Gene Callahan’s business card from when he was the lobbyist for major league baseball. When I first met him he told me he was going to retire soon. I told him that his job was what I wanted to do when I retired. Politics and baseball. What a dream job. And what a great guy.