Set of Six Political buttons for the 1940 Presidential Election

Collection Type

  • Jewelry

GUSN

GUSN-53263

Description

Card containing six campaign buttons for the 1940 Presidential election. Four of the buttons are red, white, and blue; one button is green and white; and one button is yellow and green.

Details

Descriptive Terms

lapel pins
tin (metal)
Symbol, Political
Button, Political
Button, Political

Inscription

Button no. 1: ELEANOR?/NO SOAP; Button no. 2: NO/ROYAL/FAMILY; Button no. 3: NO/FRANKLIN/THE/FIRST Button no. 4: NOT ROYAL BUT/WILLKIE LOYAL; Button No. 5: OUT!/STEALING/THIRD!; and Button no. 6: CONFIDENTIALLY/I'M/VOTING/FOR/WILLKIE. (Printed on front)

Maker

Unknown

Dimensions

1 1/2 (diameter) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of William Sumner Appleton

Accession Number

1942.1043.1-.6