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Pinback button

Object Number: 
2002.1.3816
Date: 
1948
Medium: 
Plastic, metal, paper
Dimensions: 
1/8 x 1 1/4 in. diameter
Description: 
A pinback campaign button with a central photograph of Dwight David Eisenhower in blue encircled by the words in blue "Eisenhower 1948 For President". Dwight David Eisenhower, "Ike", (1890-1969) -- Republican; general in the U.S. Army during World War II; President of the United States, 1953-61; President of Columbia University 1948-53; and from 1971 to 1978, his portrait appeared on the U.S. dollar coin.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Bella C. Landauer
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group