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Button, Walter Mondale, 1984

Button, Walter Mondale, 1984

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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.
Object Name
Button
date made
1984
referenced
Mondale, Walter F.
Ferraro, Geraldine O.
Physical Description
metal (overall material)
white, blue (overall color)
Measurements
overall: 2 1/4 in; x 5.715 cm
ID Number
1986.0666.250
accession number
1986.0666
catalog number
1986.0666.250
Credit Line
Vicki L. Thorn
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
Exhibition
Exhibition Location
National Museum of American History
Data Source
National Museum of American History
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