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Object Name: Button
Date: 1968
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Medium: Metal
Dimensions: Overall (diam.): 3 1/2 in. (8.9 cm)
Place made: North America, United States, New York
Description: White pin-backed campaign button with Humphrey's face, and "Heart Humanity Hope" in white lettering against red background and "for PRESIDENT in '68" in white lettering against blue background
Credit Line: Gift of Frederick Michel
Object Number: 2003.47.1
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Gallery Label:

Vice-President Hubert H. Humphrey was one of the Democratic nominees in 1968 after President Lyndon B. Johnson turned down the nomination for re-election. Humphrey lost the general election to Richard M. Nixon.

Exhibitions:

"If Elected: Campaigning for the Presidency," New-York Historical Society, June 22-November 3, 2004.