Pinback button

Object Number: 
2002.1.3790
Date: 
1952-1956
Medium: 
Metal
Dimensions: 
1/8 x 7/8 in. diameter
Description: 
A pinback campaign button divided horizontally into red, white and blue sections that reads "Harriman" in blue across the center white section. William Averell Harriman, (1891-1986), Democrat, U.S. Ambassador to Soviet Union, 1943-46; U.S. Ambassador to Great Britain, 1946; U.S. Secretary of Commerce, 1946-48; candidate for Democratic nomination for President, 1952, 1956; delegate to Democratic National Convention from New York, 1952, 1960; Governor of New York, 1955-59; U.S. Ambassador at large, 1961.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Bella C. Landauer
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group