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Pinback button

Pinback button
Title
Pinback button
Date 
1940
Medium 
Celluloid, metal, paper
Dimensions 
1/8 x 1 1/4 in. diameter
Description 
A yellow pinback campaign button from the anti-FDR campaign in 1940, printed in black "Hi-Yo Wendell/ Franklin Away". 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
Object Number 
2002.1.3773
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group