Button

Object Number: 
2003.47.5
Date: 
1968
Medium: 
Metal
Dimensions: 
Overall: 2 in. ( 5.1 cm )
Description: 
Pin-backed campaign button; yellow sun shining rays on black picture of Humphrey against blue background; reads FOR/A/NEW/DAY./ ELECT/HUMPHREY!
Gallery Label: 
Vice-President Hubert H. Humphrey was one of the Democratic nominees in 1968 after President Lyndon B. Johnson turned down the nomination for re-election. Humphrey lost the general election to Richard M. Nixon.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Frederick Michel
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group