Pinback button

Object Number: 
2002.1.3760
Date: 
1940
Medium: 
Celluloid, metal, paper
Dimensions: 
1/8 x 7/8 in. diameter
Description: 
Two pinback campaign buttons divided horizontally into red, white and blue sections that read "Willkie/ For President", with "Willkie" in blue across the central white section. Wendell Lewis Willkie (1892-1944) was a Republican candidate for president of the United States, 1940, in an unsuccessful run against FDR.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Bella C. Landauer
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group