Pin, Adlai Stevenson, 1950s

Pin, Adlai Stevenson, 1950s

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Description
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.
Object Name
Pin
referenced
Stevenson, Adlai
Physical Description
gold; pink;; white; blue (overall color)
metal; plastic (overall material)
Measurements
overall: 1 5/8 in; x 4.1275 cm
ID Number
1986.1040.803
catalog number
1986.1040.803
accession number
1986.1040
subject
Political Campaigns
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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
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