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Pin-back campaign button

Object Number: 
2002.30.10
Date: 
ca. 1970
Medium: 
Metal
Dimensions: 
diameter: 1 3/4 in. ( 4.4 cm )
Marks: 
On rim: N. G. Slater Corp., N.Y.C.
Description: 
Pin back button; inscribed "BADILLO."
Gallery Label: 
Herman Badillo was the first Puerto Rican borough president of The Bronx (1966-1969) and the first Puerto Rican voting member of the U.S. House of Representatives (1971-1976). He ran unsuccessfully for the mayoralty in 1969 and 1973.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Patricia Falk
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group