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Pinback button

Object Number: 
2002.1.3771
Date: 
1940
Medium: 
Celluloid, metal, paper
Dimensions: 
1/8 x 1 1/4 in. diameter
Description: 
A yellow pinback campaign button with a central black silhouette of a kicking donkey (or 'ass') surrounded by the words "I'll Bet My/ On Willkie". 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