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Finding Aid for the Barack Obama Presidential Election Memorabilia from Kenya, 2008
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Description
On November 4, 2008, Barack Obama became the first African American to be elected president of the United States of America. Because President Obama's father was from Kenya, Kenyans have closely followed Barack Obama's political career since his election to the United States Senate in 2004. The collection consists of Kenyan memorabilia commemorating Obama's victory in the United States 2008 presidential election.
Background
On November 4, 2008, Barack Obama became the first African American to be elected president of the United States of America. Because President Obama's father was from Kenya, Kenyans have closely followed Barack Obama's political career since his election to the United States Senate in 2004.
Extent
4 boxes (one document box, one shoe box, and two oversize boxes)
Restrictions
Property rights to the physical object belong to the UCLA Library, Department of Special Collections. Literary rights, including copyright, are retained by the creators and their heirs. It is the responsibility of the researcher to determine who holds the copyright and pursue the copyright owner or his or her heir for permission to publish where The UC Regents do not hold the copyright.
Availability
COLLECTION STORED OFF-SITE AT SRLF: Open for research. Advance notice required for access. Contact the UCLA Library, Department of Special Collections Reference Desk for paging information.