Postcards for Nixon.  Portrait postcard with attached instructions.  U.S., 1955.


Here's a way for every individual Nixon supporter to make an important contribution
to the campaign effort.  Become a "Nixon correspondent" -using "I'm for Dick Nixon"
postcards in correspondence with friends, relatives, associates.
1. Attached is a sample "I'm for Dick Nixon" picture postcard, available from
Kaufmann Printing, Inc., 8351 Central Ave., Washington 27, D. C.  Price for 100 to 500
cards is $3.00 per 100; for 500 to 1,000 cards, $2.50 per 100.  The cards have space for
a written message and are designed for use in personal correspondence.
2. Order 100 cards.  To 10 friends who you believe want to help elect Dick Nixon, send
a letter, enclosing 10 of the postcards with each.
3. In your letter, persuade each to use the postcards in corresponding to 10 friends-
particularly to those who man not yet be active Nixon supporters.  Some of your 10
"stalwarts" may be counted upon to perpetuate the campaign themselves, so be sure  
also to give them the printer's address and price list.
4. OTHER POSTCARD USES:  Order and re-order as many postcards as you can.  Give
them to neighbors and club members to use, take them with you on trips, send them
to your Christmas list, use them as invitations to Nixon "coffee caucuses" . . .
Make this a personal campaign.
The POSTCARDS-FOR-NIXON campaign - enthusiastically carried out - will flood the mails
with millions of expressions of Nixon support. Don't put this off! Order your cards now!

Two postcards attached along a longer side by perforations.
(1) One contains a black and white portrait of Richard Nixon seated with hands clasped. Its back is printed as a postcard with the right side for an address. Handwritten on the left side is "I'm for Dick Nixon . . . How about you?" in two lines. Center of message side contains union label and "Volunteers for Nixon-Lodge, Peter M. Flanigan, Dir., Box 7398, Washington 4, D. C."
(2) The attached postcard reads as above on the message side. This is typeset. Lines preserved above, but original had left margin justified. Bold as in original. Neither card mailed. Collected by Daniel VanArsdale. See New York Times, Oct. 30, 1955 and two follow up articles. Entered 8/7/2003.


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