Political Button

Collection Type

  • Jewelry

Date

1940

GUSN

GUSN-225479

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

Descriptive Terms

buttons (information artifacts)
tin alloy
plastic (organic material)
paper (fiber product)
Button, Political

Inscription

"FOR/ WILKIE/ PRESIDENT/ JPED/ [illegible]' (printed)
"Universal/ Badge Co., 3 School St./ Boston, Mass./ ALLIED PRINTING/ TRADES UNIOIN [?] COUNCIL/ BOSTON" (printed)

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Maker

Universal Badge Co. (Maker)

Object Type

Personal Symbol

Dimensions

7/8 (diameter) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. Helen R. Haddad, Mr. Edward S. Rogerson, Mr. Henry P. Rogerson and William G. Rogerson, Esq.

Accession Number

2001.175

Places

Massachusetts (United States)
Boston (Suffolk county, Massachusetts)