Vaccination Policy

All visitors ages 12 and older must show proof of full vaccination against COVID-19. Visitors ages 5–11 must show proof of one dose. Read more >

Pinback button

Object Number: 
2002.1.3801
Date: 
1944-48
Medium: 
Metal
Dimensions: 
1/8 x 1 1/8 in. diameter
Description: 
An ivory colored pinback campaign button with a central blue photolithograph of Thomas Dewey flanked by Republican elephants encircled by the words "For President/ Dewey". Thomas Edmund Dewey (1902-1971) of Pawling, Dutchess County, N.Y.; 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.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Bella C. Landauer
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group