Pin-back button

Object Number: 
2002.1.3851
Date: 
1956-1968
Medium: 
Metal
Dimensions: 
1/8 x 1 1/8 in. diameter
Description: 
A pinback campaign button divided horizontally into red and blue sections around an outline of the United states and photographs of Lyndon Johnson and Hubert Humphrey encircled by the words in white "Johnson-Humphrey/ Vote Democratic". Lyndon Baines Johnson, (1908-1973); Democrat; U.S. Representative from Texas 10th District, 1937-49; U.S. Senator from Texas, 1949-61; Vice President of the United States, 1961-63; President of the United States, 1963-69. Hubert Horatio Humphrey, Jr., (1911-1978); pharmacist; mayor of Minneapolis, Minn., 1945-48; U.S. Senator from Minnesota, 1949-64, 1971-78; died in office 1978; candidate for Democratic nomination for Vice President, 1956; Vice President of the United States, 1965-69; Democratic candidate for President of the United States, 1968.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Bella C. Landauer
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group