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Pin-back campaign button

Object Number: 
INV.7026
Date: 
1900
Medium: 
Metal, paper
Dimensions: 
Diameter: 1 1/4 in. (3.2 cm)
Marks: 
On back: "W.F. MILLER & CO. / 2 CHAMBERS ST / COR. PARK ROW, / NEW YORK / The W. & H. Co., Patents / July 17, '94, April 14, '98 / July 21, '96"
Description: 
Circular button with portraits of McKinley and Roosevelt surrounded by a gold frame with colored flags on top.
Gallery Label: 
William McKinely (1843-1901) was elected to a second term as President in 1900. His running mate in that election was Theodore Roosevelt (1858-1919), who succeeded to the Presidency when McKinley was assassinated in 1901.
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group