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Political button

Object Number: 
2008.39.14
Medium: 
Metal and plastic
Dimensions: 
Overall: 1 3/4 in. (4.4 cm)
Description: 
"Kretchmer/Congress," white on blue
Gallery Label: 
Jerome Kretchmer (1934- ), Manhattan Democrat, was a member of the New York State Assembly from 1963-1970. In 1973, he failed in an attempt to win the Democratic nomination for Mayor. Unclear when he attempted to run for Congress.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Roberta Gratz
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group