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Pinback button

Object Number: 
2002.1.3740
Date: 
1940
Medium: 
Celluloid, metal, paper
Dimensions: 
1/8 x 1 1/4 in. diameter
Description: 
A pinback campaign button with a blue border around a red central field with two photo lithographic portraits, one of Franklin Delano Roosevelt and one of Henry A. Wallace, his vice-presidential candidate in 1940. Henry A. Wallace (1888-1965) was U.S. Secretary of Agriculture, 1933-40; Vice President of the United States, 1941-45; U.S. Secretary of Commerce, 1945-46; and a Progressive candidate for President of the United States, 1948.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Bella C. Landauer
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group