Nixon Presidential Campaign Pin

Description (Brief):

The Scovill Manufacturing Company of Waterbury, Connecticut produced this campaign pin around 1968. Scovill was established in 1802 as a button manufacturer and is still in business today. Scovill was an early industrial American innovator, adapting armory manufacturing processes to mass-produce a variety of consumer goods including buttons, daguerreotype mats, medals, coins, and pins.

Description (Brief)

This circular white button bears the text “NIXON’S THE ONE!” in red. The button has a pin on the back, allowing it to be worn. Richard Nixon successfully ran for President on the Republican ticket in 1968.

Date Made: ca 1968

Referenced: Nixon, Richard M.Maker: Scovill Manufacturing Company

Location: Currently not on view

Place Made: United States: Connecticut, Waterbury

See more items in: Work and Industry: Production and Manufacturing, Government, Politics, and Reform, Industry & Manufacturing, Scovill Manufacturing Collection

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Credit Line: Scovill, Inc.

Data Source: National Museum of American History

Id Number: 1981.0296.1299Accession Number: 1981.0296Catalog Number: 1981.0296.1299

Object Name: pin, campaign

Measurements: overall: 3.6 cm; 1 7/16 in

Guid: http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746ad-07de-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa

Record Id: nmah_1382293

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