Pinback button with ribbon

Object Number: 
2002.1.4597
Date: 
1904
Medium: 
Celluloid, metal, paper, ribbon
Dimensions: 
2 1/8 x 5 1/2 x 1/4 in.
Description: 
A white pinback campaign button, mounted on a long red, white and blue ribbon, with central portraits of Theodore Roosevelt and Charles Warren Fairbanks inside gold oval frames separated by an American flag. The ribbon is printed on gold "General Division/ Wholesale Dry Goods/ Nov. 1, 1904". Charles Warren Fairbanks, (1852-1918);Ohio; Republican; U.S. Senator from Indiana, 1897-1905; Vice President of the United States, 1905-09; defeated, 1916; candidate for Republican nomination for President, 1908, 1916.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Bella C. Landauer
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group