Pinback button

Object Number: 
2002.1.3735
Date: 
1908
Medium: 
Celluloid, paper, metal
Dimensions: 
1/4 x 3 3/8 in. diameter
Description: 
A very large tomato red pinback campaign button with the word "Taft" in blue lettering with white borders. William Howard Taft (1857-1930) was president of the United States from 1909-1913, and as Chief Justice of the Supreme Court from 1921-1930, the only former president to serve the nation in an official capacity.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Bella C. Landauer
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group