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"Kennedy for President" lenticular pin

Object Number: 2014.074.0017
Category: Artifacts
Creator: Cine-Vue
Type of Object: Pin
Date: 1960
Dimensions: 13/16 × 1 7/8 in. (2.1 × 4.8 cm)
Medium: Plastic, paper, metal
Lenticular campaign pin that shows two different images depending from which angle the pin is viewed. This pin shows "KENNEDY" on a red, white and blue background from one angle and "For President" from another, in support of John F. Kennedy's bid for the presidency in 1960.

The lenticular cardboard is inside a clear plastic case with a metal safety pin on the back. On the reverse side of the cardboard is black text on a white background reading, "Get Out And VOTE." In the bottom left corner beside this is a union logo and: "Cine-Vue / Yonkers, N. Y."
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