Skip navigation
Bella for senate

Object Name: Pin-back button
Date: 1976
Related People:
Medium: Metal
Dimensions: Overall: 1 3/4 in. (4.4 cm)
Description: "Bella for senate." White silhouette of Bella Abzug on blue background; blue letters.
Credit Line: Gift of Glen Fleischman
Object Number: 2008.18.1.17
Send to a Friend

Gallery Label:

In 1976, Bella Abzug, after many years in the U.S. House of Representatives, ran for the Democratic nomination for the U.S. Senate. She was defeated by Daniel Patrick Moynihan in a contest which also included Ramsey Clark, Paul O'Dwyer, and Abraham Hirschfeld.