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WEST SIDERS FOR DINKINS

WEST SIDERS FOR DINKINS
Title
WEST SIDERS FOR DINKINS
Date 
1989
Medium 
Metal, paper, plastic
Dimensions 
diameter: 1 1/2 in. ( 3.8 cm )
Description 
Circular political pin-back button; background is a purple and orange bulls-eye with white lettering; "WEST SIDERS FOR / DINKINS"
Credit Line 
Gift of Toni Ellen Heisler
Object Number 
2003.64.6
Marks 
crimp: purple letering "PAID FOR BY THE COMMITTEE TO ELECT RONNIE ELDRIDGE"
Gallery Label 
David N. Dinkins was the first black mayor of New York City. He was a Democratic member of New York state assembly in 1966, and delegate to Democratic National Convention from New York in 1980, 1996, and 2000. He also served as borough president of Manhattan, New York from 1986 to 1989, before he was elected mayor of New York City in 1990. He served one term as mayor.
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group