Celluloid, metal, paper, ribbon
1 1/4 x 4 1/2 x 1/2 in.
A campaign button with a photograph of Wendell Willkie encircled by a border of red and white stripes and white stars on blue, with red, white and blue cloth ribbons attached to the bottom and a little gray plastic Republican elephant dangling from a thread below the pin. Wendell Lewis Willkie (1892-1944) was a Republican candidate for president of the United States, 1940, in an unsuccessful run against FDR.
Gift of Bella C. Landauer
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