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Political Button

Description

Small stick pin, political button. Tin alloy frame, machine pressed plastic cover with three horizontal red, white and blue stripes. Button reads, "Wilkie for President" in large capital letters. Manufacturer label on back.

Details

Maker
Universal Badge Co. (Maker)
Date
1940
Inscriptions
"FOR/ WILKIE/ PRESIDENT/ JPED/ [illegible]' (printed)
"Universal/ Badge Co., 3 School St./ Boston, Mass./ ALLIED PRINTING/ TRADES UNIOIN [?] COUNCIL/ BOSTON" (printed)
Material
paper (fiber product)
plastic (organic material)
tin alloy
Object type
Personal Symbol
Places
Boston (Suffolk county, Massachusetts)
Massachusetts (United States)
Descriptive terms
Button, Political
buttons (information artifacts)
paper (fiber product)
plastic (organic material)
tin alloy
Dimensions
7/8 (diameter) (inches)
Accession Number
2001.175
Credit Line
Gift of Mrs. Helen R. Haddad, Mr. Edward S. Rogerson, Mr. Henry P. Rogerson and William G. Rogerson, Esq.
GUSN
225479
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