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THE MAN OF THE HOUR / EISENHOWER

Object Number: 
2010.16.5
Date: 
1942-1945
Medium: 
Metal and plastic
Dimensions: 
Diameter: 1 1/4 in. (3.2 cm)
Description: 
Round; red, white, and blue button with image of Eisenhower and text: THE MAN OF THE HOUR / EISENHOWER
Gallery Label: 
For his steely determination during World War II, General Eisenhower was praised as as "the man of the hour." A popular song of 1942-43 was titled, "The Man of the Hour, General Eisenhower."
Credit Line: 
Gift of Ivan C. and Marilynn Gelfman Karp
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group