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Object Name Pin, Political
Date 1960
Title Kennedy for President
Description Large round pin button, red white and blue background with black and white photo portrait of John F. Kennedy in center. Printed inscription: "KENNEDY / F0R PRESIDENT." Pin with clasp on reverse. Very small inscription printed on the edge: "AFL-CIO / LOCAL 64 / UNION MADE".
(Keywords: United States, Politics, Twentieth Century)
Ownership and History Democratic nominee John F. Kennedy and his running mate Lyndon B. Johnson were successful in the 1960 presidential campaign, defeating Republicans Richard Nixon and Henry Cabot Lodge, Jr.
Earliest Date 1960
Latest Date 1960
Subjects Presidents
Presidential elections
Lexicon Sub-category Personal Symbol
Catalog Number X97.0368
Support Acknowledgment Online Collections Database record made possible by the Staten Island Historical Society, November 2016.
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