Pinback button

Object Number: 
2002.1.3783
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
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group