Button

Object Number: 
INV.7372
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.
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.
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Creative: Tronvig Group