|Object Name||Pin, Political|
|Title||I Like Ike|
|Description||Round pin button, red white and blue background with blue print: "I LIKE / IKE"; pin clasp on reverse; maker's mark printed along the edge: "GREEN DUCK CO CHICAGO".|
|Acquisition||Gift of Laura Patrick|
|Ownership and History||
"I like Ike" was the campaign slogan for Dwight D. Eisenhower in the 1952 U.S. Presidential election. It was also the title of the campaign's theme song, written by Irving Berlin as an adaptation of an earlier song he had written which was called "They like Ike."
This pin belonged to Laura (Elliman) Patrick (1934-2012) of Staten Island.
|Maker||Green Duck Co.|
|Lexicon Sub-category||Personal Symbol|
Patrick, Laura (Elliman)
|Support Acknowledgment||Online Collections Database record made possible by the Staten Island Historical Society, November 2016.|
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