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Win what? with Wilkie

Win what? with Wilkie
Title
Win what? with Wilkie
Date 
1940
Medium 
Metal, paper, plastic
Dimensions 
Overall: 1 1/4 in. ( 3.2 cm )
Description 
Circular pin-back campaign button; inscribed in green on yellow background: "WIN/WHAT?/WITH/WILLKIE"
Object Number 
Z.3254
Marks 
Inscription: "WIN/WHAT?/WITH/WILLKIE"
Gallery Label 
Wendell Willkie ran for the presidency in 1940 but lost to Franklin D. Roosevelt.
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group