Pin-back button

Object Number: 
2001.90
Date: 
1952-1956
Medium: 
Metal
Dimensions: 
Overall: 1 in. ( 2.5 cm )
Description: 
Circular metal pin-back button "HARRIMAN"; red, white and blue.
Gallery Label: 
William Averell Harriman sought the Democratic Presidential nomination in 1952 but lost to Adlai E. Stevenson. He became Governor of New York in 1954, and in 1956 he atempted to run against Stevenson again but was unsuccessful. He ran for re-election as Governor but lost to Nelson D. Rockefeller in 1958.
Credit Line: 
Gift of David Klotz
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group