Button

Object Number: 
2002.66.2
Date: 
1970
Medium: 
Metal
Dimensions: 
diameter: 1 1/2 in. ( 3.8 cm )
Description: 
Circular celluloid pin-back button with red background, inscribed: "Bella! / for / CONGRESS"
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.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Judith E. Reines
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group