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 .
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Creative: Tronvig Group