Pin

Object Number: 
2002.1.4579
Date: 
1940
Medium: 
Celluloid, metal
Dimensions: 
1 1/2 x 1 1/4 in.
Description: 
A campaign pin made of a tiny celluloid elephant shaded in red, white and blue with the name "Willkie" in dark blue across the center, attached to a metal stick 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
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group