Button

Title:
Button
Date: 
1940
Medium: 
Celluloid, metal, paper, ribbon
Dimensions: 
1 1/4 x 4 1/2 x 1/2 in.
Description: 
A campaign button with a photograph of Wendell Willkie encircled by a border of red and white stripes and white stars on blue, with red, white and blue cloth ribbons attached to the bottom and a little gray plastic Republican elephant dangling from a thread below the pin. Wendell Lewis Willkie (1892-1944) was a Republican candidate for president of the United States, 1940, in an unsuccessful run against FDR.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Bella C. Landauer
Object Number: 
2002.1.4575
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group