Pinback button

Object Number: 
2002.1.3759
Date: 
1940
Medium: 
Metal
Dimensions: 
1/8 x 3/4 in. diameter; 1/8 x 7/8 in. diameter
Description: 
Two pinback campaign buttons, one large and one small, divided horizontally into red, white and blue sections, with the names "Willkie and McNary" in blue across the center white section. 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