Political button

Object Number: 
2008.39.12
Medium: 
Metal and plastic
Dimensions: 
Overall: 1 in. (2.5 cm)
Description: 
"Abe '74," white and red on blue
Gallery Label: 
Abraham Beame (1910-2001). Elected Mayor of New York City in 1973, he had been defeated in his first race for mayor in 1965, but was elected Comptroller in 1973.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Roberta Gratz
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group