Button, Walter Mondale, 1984

Description:

Walter Mondale, the 1984 Democratic presidential nominee, chose Representative Geraldine Ferraro from New York as his running mate, the first woman to be on the national ticket of a major party. The Democrats were endorsed by the National Education Association who had given their first presidential endorsement eight years earlier when Mondale was the successful vice-presidential nominee. Mondale and Ferraro suffered one of the worse defeats in history to Republican incumbents President Ronald Reagan and Vice President George H.W. Bush.

Date Made: 1984

Referenced: Mondale, Walter F.Ferraro, Geraldine O.

General Subject Association: Political Campaigns

Subject:

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

Credit Line: Vicki L. Thorn

Data Source: National Museum of American History

Id Number: 1986.0666.250Accession Number: 1986.0666Catalog Number: 1986.0666.250

Object Name: Button

Physical Description: metal (overall material)white, blue (overall color)Measurements: overall: 2 1/4 in; x 5.715 cm

Guid: http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746a3-979f-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa

Record Id: nmah_537708

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