Button

Object Number: 
2001.234
Date: 
1968-1975
Medium: 
Metal
Dimensions: 
Overall: 2 x 1 5/16 in. ( 5.1 x 3.4 cm )
Description: 
Circular metal hanging pin-back campaign button "NIXON"; button is gold; pin-back device is in the shape of a bow; hanging from it is a pearl and Nixon across the device cut-out.
Gallery Label: 
Richard Milhous Nixon (1913-1994) became the 37th President of the United States in 1969 and was re-elected in 1972. This campaign button belonged to the donor's parents, who were New Yorkers.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Sarane A. Ross
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group