Pin, Dwight Eisenhower, 1950s

Pin, Dwight Eisenhower, 1950s

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By the 1950s, women comprised half of the voting electorate. To encourage their participation, campaigns produced inexpensive costume jewelry such as this pin featuring the symbol of the Republican Party and the familiar nickname of Republican presidential candidate Dwight Eisenhower. Eisenhower defeated Democratic challenger Adlai Stevenson in 1952 and 1956.
Object Name
associated person; referenced
Eisenhower, Dwight D.
associated institution
Republican National Party
place made
Physical Description
fabric (overall material)
thread, metallic (overall material)
gold; silver; red; blue (overall color)
overall pin: 2 1/4 in x 3 1/8 in; 5.715 cm x 7.9375 cm
ID Number
catalog number
accession number
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
American Democracy
Exhibition Location
National Museum of American History
Data Source
National Museum of American History
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