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"KENNEDY For President" 1960 presidential campaign pin

Object Number: 2014.011.0469.0012
Category: Artifacts
Type of Object: Pin
Dimensions: Diameter: 1 in. (2.5 cm)
Medium: Metal
One round metal campaign pin with the slogan "Kennedy for President" printed around a black and white portrait of John F. Kennedy. The image of Kennedy appears to be a sketch based on a photograph. The reverse is metal with a sharp pin protruding towards the bottom.
Curator's Notes

This 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 Collections

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