Pinback button

Pinback button
Title
Pinback button
Date 
1950-1960
Medium 
Metal
Dimensions 
1/4 x 1 1/2 in. diameter
Description 
Two white pinback campaign buttons, one printed in red, the other in blue, both read "Justice Douglas For President". William Orville Douglas (1898-1980) was Justice of U.S. Supreme Court, 1939-75; Douglas never made a serious bid for the presidency although a grass roots movement supported the idea during the 1950's.
Credit Line 
Gift of Bella C. Landauer
Object Number 
2002.1.3783
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group