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Button

Object Number: 
2003.64.7
Date: 
ca. 1970
Medium: 
Metal
Dimensions: 
diameter: 1 1/2 in. ( 3.8 cm )
Marks: 
crimp: white lettering "THINK IDEAS INC. NYC"
Description: 
Circular political pin-back button; pink background with white lettering; "Lindsay, Perrotta, Garelik."
Gallery Label: 
John V. Lindsay (1921-2001) served as Mayor of New York City 1965 to 1972, during a tumultuous period of the city's history. Lindsay faced a long public transit strike, a teacher's strike, race riots, and huge municipal expenditures. He was unsuccessful in seeking the Democratic presidential nomination in 1972 and was an unsuccessful candidate for the U.S. Senate in 1980.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Toni Ellen Heisler
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group