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Button

Button
Title
Button
Date 
1993
Medium 
Metal, cardboard, plastic
Dimensions 
Overall: 1 1/2 x 1 1/2 in. ( 3.8 x 3.8 cm )
Description 
Square-shaped political pin-back button; green background; white lettering "MARK / Green / FOR PUBLIC / ADVOCATE"
Credit Line 
Gift of Toni Ellen Heisler
Object Number 
2003.64.3
Marks 
crimp: white ink "PAID FOR BY GREEN '93, JOHN SIEGAL, TREASURER"
Gallery Label 
Green is the first public advocate for New York City. Before becoming public advocate, Green served as New York City's Consumer Affairs Commissioner for three years, was the Democratic nominee for the U.S. Senate in 1986, and worked with Ralph Nader in Washington for 10 years. He is the author or co-author of 15 books on government, business, and law, including the million-copy best-seller Who Runs Congress and his most recent publication, The Consumer Bible .
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group