Button, Walter Mondale, 1984


Former Minnesota senator and vice president Walter Mondale was in private law practice when he became the 1984 Democratic presidential nominee. He chose as his running mate Representative Geraldine Ferraro from New York, the first woman to be on the national ticket of a major party. They lost overwhelmingly to Republican incumbents President Ronald Reagan and Vice President George H.W. Bush.

Date Made: 1984

Depicted (Sitter): Mondale, Walter F.Ferraro, Geraldine O.

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

Credit Line: William J. Robinson

Data Source: National Museum of American History

Id Number: 1986.0449.36Accession Number: 1986.0449Catalog Number: 1986.0449.36

Object Name: Button

Physical Description: metal (overall material)red, white, blue (overall color)Measurements: overall: 2 3/4 in x 2 3/4 in; 6.985 cm x 6.985 cm

Guid: http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746a3-80b6-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa

Record Id: nmah_537884

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