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"Kennedy for President" campaign pin

Object Number: 2014.074.0026
Category: Artifacts
Type of Object: Pin
Date: 1960
Dimensions: Diameter: 1 3/8 in. (3.5 cm)
Medium: Metal
Description
One metal campaign pin for John F. Kennedy during the 1960 presidential election.

The red, white and blue pin has a black and white portrait of Kennedy surrounded by the words "KENNEDY for PRESIDENT."

On the back is a straight pin with no safety clasp.
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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