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Political button

Object Number: 
2008.39.13
Medium: 
Metal and plastic
Dimensions: 
Overall: 1 3/4 in. (4.4 cm)
Description: 
"Ted/Weiss, '76," white on blue
Gallery Label: 
Theodore S. Weiss (1927-1992), Manhattan Democrat, represented the 20th Congressional District in Congress 1977-1983. When district lines were re-drawn, he represented the 17th Congressional District from 1983 until his death in 1992.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Roberta Gratz
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group