Set of Six Political Buttons

Collection Type

  • Jewelry

GUSN

GUSN-53264

Description

Card containing six campaign buttons for support of Republican candidate Wendell Willkie. Two of the buttons are blue and white; three buttons are red, white and blue; and one button is blue and orange.

Details

Descriptive Terms

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

Inscription

Button no. 1: IF/I WAS/21/I'D VOTE FOR WILLKIE; Button no. 2:WE/DON'T WANT/ELEANOR EITHER; Button no. 3 I'LL SETTLE FOR/A SARGENT; Button no. 4 I WANT TO BE /A/CAPTAIN/TOO!; Button No. 5: I JUST WANT TO BE/A LIEUTENANT; Button no. 6: ELEANOR/START PACKING/THE WILLKIES/ARE/COMING. (Printed on front)

Maker

Unknown

Dimensions

1 1/4 (diameter) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of William Sumner Appleton

Accession Number

1942.1044.1-.6