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Pin-back button

Object Number: 
2002.7.2
Date: 
1979
Medium: 
Metal
Dimensions: 
Overall: 1 1/2 in. ( 3.8 cm )
Marks: 
On rim: Columbia Adv. Co. Jamaica N.Y. 11436
Description: 
Pin-back button; inscribed on blue background "GERALDINE/FERRARO/FOR/CONGRESS"
Gallery Label: 
Geraldine Ferraro was the first woman chosen to run for vice president on the ticket of a major U.S. political party when Democratic presidential candidate Walter Mondale selected her as his running mate. She began her political career when she won her bid for the U.S. House of Representatives in 1979.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Marilyn Lutzker
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group