Political button

Object Number: 
2008.39.64
Date: 
1950s-1970s
Medium: 
Metal and plastic
Dimensions: 
Overall: 1 1/4 in. (3.2 cm)
Description: 
"Lindsay/'72," blue and red letters on white
Gallery Label: 
John V. Lindsay (1921-2000) Elected to Congress as a Republican: 1958, 1960, 1962. Elected Mayor as Republican and Liberal: 1966, 1970. Switched to Democratic Party in 1971. Unsuccessful bid for Democratic nomination for President in 1972.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Roberta Gratz
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group