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Barkley for President

Barkley for President
Title
Barkley for President
Date 
1952
Medium 
Metal
Description 
White metal button printed, "BARKLEY/ FOR PRESIDENT" in red and blue ink.
Object Number 
INV.6735b
Gallery Label 
Alben W. Barkley served as Vice-President of the U.S. under Harry Truman from 1949-1953. He ran against Adalai Stevenson in the Democratic primary for U.S. president in 1952 and lost.
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group