Button

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