Plastic, metal, paper
1/4 x 3 5/8 in. diameter
A large white pinback campaign button divided horizontally into red, white and blue sections around a central shield with a photograph with the caption "Dewey", surrounded by the words "Vote/ For President". Thomas Edmund Dewey (1902-1971) of Pawling, Dutchess County, N.Y.; Republican. U.S. District Attorney for the Southern District of New York, 1933; candidate for Republican nomination for President, 1940; Governor of New York, 1943-55; defeated, 1938; candidate for President of the United States, 1944, 1948.
Gift of Bella C. Landauer
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