Pin-back campaign button

Object Number: 
2003.17.1
Date: 
1980
Medium: 
Metal
Dimensions: 
Overall: 2 1/4 in. ( 5.7 cm )
Description: 
Circular pin-back campaign button inscribed: "ANDERSON / of ILLINOIS / for PRESIDENT"; white with black lettering and red wavy stripes.
Gallery Label: 
John B. Anderson ran as an independent candidate for President in 1980 and is believed to have contributed to Ronald Reagan's landslide victory over Democratic incumbent Jimmy Carter.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Roberta J. M. Olson
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group