Button, Donald Trump, 2016

Button, Donald Trump, 2016

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The slogan on this button from Donald Trump’s 2016 campaign is a reference to his first book, Trump: The Art of the Deal, a business memoir published in 1987. After a business career that included real estate development, sports management, and television production, Trump entered politics. In 2000, he ran a brief campaign for the Reform Party’s nomination for president. He won the office as a Republican in 2016 defeating Democratic candidate Hillary Clinton.
Object Name
button, campaign
date made
Associated Date
depicted (sitter)
Trump, Donald J.
Associated Place
United States: Ohio, Cleveland
Physical Description
circular (overall shape)
metal (overall material)
red (overall color)
overall: 2 3/4 in; 6.985 cm
ID Number
accession number
catalog number
Political Campaigns
Political Conventions
Republican Party
Buttons, Badges, Ribbons
Presidential Campaign of 2016
Republican National Convention of 2016
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Political and Military History: Political History, Campaign Collection
Government, Politics, and Reform
American Democracy: A Great Leap of Faith
American Democracy
Exhibition Location
National Museum of American History
Data Source
National Museum of American History
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