Pin

Object Number: 
2002.1.4580
Date: 
1940
Medium: 
Cloth, ribbon, metal, paper
Dimensions: 
1 7/8 x 1 x 1/8 in.
Description: 
A campaign pin made of a very tiny white and blue cloth shirt, with a red, white and blue ribbon behind it and a paper banner across the front printed in black "I'd Give My Shirt For/ Willkie". Wendell Lewis Willkie (1892-1944) was a Republican candidate for president of the United States, 1940, in an unsuccessful run against FDR.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Bella C. Landauer
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group