1234page 5 of 11867117118 Back"If I Were 21..." Kennedy campaign pinObject Number: 2014.074.0020Category: ArtifactsCreator: A. A. A. Novelty Co.Type of Object: PinDate: 1960Credit Line: Jesse Moyers Collection/The Sixth Floor Museum at Dealey PlazaDimensions: Diameter: 4 in. (10.2 cm)Medium: MetalDescriptionLarge round metal pin-back campaign button that reads "If I were 21 I'd Vote for Kennedy."The voting age was lowered from 21 to 18 years by the 26th Amendment, passed in time for the 1972 presidential election. At the time of the Kennedy-Nixon election in 1960, citizens still had to be 21 in order to vote.Curator's NotesThis item is included in the temporary exhibit titled A Time for Greatness: the 1960 Kennedy Campaign, showing on the Museum's seventh floor May 21 - November 13, 2016. - Lindsey Richardson, Curator of CollectionsTags 1960 presidential election Campaign Elections Kennedy, John F. Presidential campaign Presidential elections All requests for permission to reproduce, publish or broadcast materials in this collection must be submitted to the Museum's registrar, using the Rights & Reproductions Request Form. Inquiries may be sent to email@example.com.