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VETS/FOR/IKE

Object Number: 
INV.6766
Date: 
1952-1956
Medium: 
Metal
Dimensions: 
Overall: 1 in. ( 2.5 cm )
Marks: 
Inscription: "VETS/FOR/IKE"
Description: 
Circular metal pin-back campaign button "VETS/FOR/IKE"; blue and white.
Gallery Label: 
This button was worn by a war veteran in support of Dwight D. Eisenhower, an Army General and Republican nominee for President in 1952. He won the election and put an end to the Korean War during his Presidency. He was re-elected in 1956.
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group