Pin, Adlai Stevenson, 1950s


By the 1950s, women comprised half of the voting electorate. To encourage their participation, campaigns produced inexpensive costume jewelry such as this pin promoting Democratic presidential candidate Adlai Stevenson. Stevenson lost to his Republican opponent Dwight Eisenhower in 1952 and again in 1956.

Referenced: Stevenson, Adlai

Used: Political Campaigns


See more items in: Political and Military History: Political History, Campaign Collection, Government, Politics, and Reform, American Democracy: A Great Leap of Faith

Exhibition: American Democracy

Exhibition Location: National Museum of American History

Data Source: National Museum of American History

Id Number: 1986.1040.803Catalog Number: 1986.1040.803Accession Number: 1986.1040

Object Name: Pin

Physical Description: gold; pink;; white; blue (overall color)metal; plastic (overall material)Measurements: overall: 1 5/8 in; x 4.1275 cm


Record Id: nmah_1052485

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