Pinback button

Object Number: 
2002.1.3776
Date: 
1940
Medium: 
Celluloid, metal, paper
Dimensions: 
1/8 x 1 1/4 in. diameter
Description: 
A white pinback campaign button from the anti-FDR campaign in 1940, printed in red "Wendell Pitching Franklin Out!". 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