Pin-Back Button

Object Number: 
ca. 1972
Metal, cardboard, and plastic
Overall: 1 1/2 in. ( 3.8 cm )
Pin-Back Button; metal, cardboard, and plastic; red with white lettering; "N.D.C. / Lindsay / DEMS"
Gallery Label: 
John V. Lindsay (1921-2001) served as Mayor of New York City 1965 to 1972, during a tumultuous period of the city's history. Lindsay faced a long public transit strike, a teacher's strike, race riots, and huge municipal expenditures. He was unsuccessful in seeking the Democratic presidential nomination in 1972 and was an unsuccessful candidate for the U.S. Senate in 1980.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Patricia Falk
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group