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Object Name: Pin-back campaign button
Date: 1896
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Medium: Metal, paper
Dimensions: Overall: 7/8 in. ( 2.2 cm )
Place made: North America, United States, New York
Description: Pin-back campaign button; depicts photo of William J. Bryan and Arthur Sewall; inscribed "16 TO 1/BRYAN/SEWALL"; reverse printed on paper "GRISWOLD & CO.,/108 FULTON ST.,/NEW YORK/W. H. CO. PATENTS/JULY 17, 1896/APRIL 14, 1896/JLUY 21, 1896"
Object Number: 1941.482
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William Jennings Bryan ran against William McKinley in the election of 1896. His running mate was Arthur Sewall.


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