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Button

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Title:
Button
Date: 
1970
Medium: 
Metal
Dimensions: 
diameter: 1 1/2 in. ( 3.8 cm )
Date End: 
1 970
Description: 
Circular celluloid pin-back button with red background, inscribed: "Bella! / for / CONGRESS"
Credit Line: 
Gift of Judith E. Reines
Object Number: 
2002.66.2
Gallery Label: 
Bella Abzug was elected to Congress as a Democrat in 1970, representing the Upper West Side. She later ran unsuccessfully for the U.S. Senate and for mayor. Abzug's career was brief but colorful: she was known for her unabashed liberalism and feminism, and for her trademark wide-brimmed hat.
Date Begin: 
1970
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group