Pin-back button

Object Number: 
2002.1.3850
Date: 
1956-1968
Medium: 
Metal
Dimensions: 
1/8 x 1 1/8 in. diameter
Description: 
A white pinback campaign button printed with three blue letter "H's" with stars above the word in red "Humphrey". Hubert Horatio Humphrey, Jr. (hence the "HHH") (1911-1978); pharmacist; mayor of Minneapolis, Minn., 1945-48; U.S. Senator from Minnesota, 1949-64, 1971-78; died in office 1978; candidate for Democratic nomination for Vice President, 1956; Vice President of the United States, 1965-69; Democratic candidate for President of the United States, 1968.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Bella C. Landauer
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group