Button

Button
Title
Button
Date 
1936
Medium 
Metal, textile
Dimensions 
Overall: 1 1/2 in. ( 3.8 cm )
Description 
Circular metal pin-back campaign button w/felt trim "LANDON/KNOX"; elephant in center with "G.O.P." written on hump; brown and yellow; scalloped edged yellow felt pinned to button to look like a sunflower.
Object Number 
INV.7372
Gallery Label 
Alfred M. Landon and Frank Knox were the Republican nominees for President and Vice-President in 1936. They lost to Democrats Franklin D. Roosevelt and John Garner.
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group