"Eugene" campaign button

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Titles "Eugene" campaign button
Description Eugene McCarthy campaign button, 1968. McCarthy, a United States Senator from Minnesota, campaigned for the 1968 Democratic nomination for President of the United States. The centerpiece of his campaign was a pledge to withdraw American troops from Vietnam. McCarthy lost the nomination to another Minnesotan, Vice President Hubert Humphrey.
Quantity 1 item
Format Content Category: artifacts
Measurements 3 inches diameter
1/4 inch depth
Nomenclature button (information artifact)
Materials steel
mylar
paper
Subjects McCarthy, Eugene J.
Used during: Presidents--United States--Election--1968
Government & Politics. Elections. Campaign Paraphernalia
Dates Content: Exactly 1968
Holding Type 3D Objects
Identifiers 2011.98.5 (Accession Number)

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