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Campaign thimble: Willkie for President

Object Number: 
1940.788
Date: 
1940
Medium: 
Bakelite
Dimensions: 
Overall: 3/4 x 3/4 in. ( 1.9 x 1.9 cm )
Description: 
Red, white and blue Bakelite campaign thimble with inscription: "GOD SAVE AMERICA/WILLKIE for PRESIDENT"
Gallery Label: 
In 1940, Wendell Willkie was the Republican nominee for President.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Vee Hansen
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group