Button, Walter Mondale, 1984

Button, Walter Mondale, 1984

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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.
Object Name
Button
date made
1984
depicted (sitter)
Mondale, Walter F.
Ferraro, Geraldine O.
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
ID Number
1986.0449.36
accession number
1986.0449
catalog number
1986.0449.36
Credit Line
William J. Robinson
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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