Political button

Object Number: 
2008.39.89
Date: 
1970
Medium: 
Metal and plastic
Dimensions: 
Overall: 1 1/4 in. (3.2 cm)
Description: 
"SOPHIE TUCKER/FOR PRESIDENT," picture of her in center, black on white
Gallery Label: 
Sophie Tucker (1884-1966), one of the most popular singers and comedians of the first 2/3 of the 20th century, was affectionately known as the original "Red Hot Mama". She wrote the song "Sophie Tucker for President," which may have had its first radio performance in 1975, and is today available on CD and on U-Tube.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Roberta Gratz
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group