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Object Name: Pin-back button
Date: 1994
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Medium: Metal
Dimensions: Overall: 1 3/4 in. ( 4.4 cm )
Place made: North America, United States, New York
Description: Pin-back campaign button; inscribed "CATHERINE/ABATE/STATE/SENATE"
Credit Line: Gift of Patricia Falk
Object Number: 2002.30.19
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Marks: On rim: N. G. Slater Corp. NYC 10011

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Catherine Abate was appointed as the 29th Commissioner of the New York City Department of Correction in 1992. In 1994 she was elected as the Democratic State Senator representing the 27th Senate District.