Campaign thimble

Object Number: 
2002.1.2989
Date: 
1928-1932
Medium: 
Metal
Dimensions: 
3/4 x 3/4 in. diameter
Description: 
An aluminum sewing thimble with a rolled edge that advertises a political campaign. Embossed "Hoover/ Home/ Happiness" with three stars on a blue painted background, a reference to Herbert Hoover's famous campaign slogan from his 1928 and 1932 presidential bids "A chicken in every pot and a car in every garage." One of thirteen thimbles with political themes, 2002.1.2979 through 2002.1.2991. See also file 2002.1.2978 for the 72 thimble display case and files for all individual thimbles- 2002.1.2979 through 2002.1.3058.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Bella C. Landauer
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group