Object Record

Object Name Button, Political
Catalog Number 2004.015.038
Description Commemorative button for the January 20th, 1961 inauguration of John F. Kennedy. The attached coin noted that he was the 35th President; that he was a Harvard graduate; that he served in the Navy from 1941-1945; that he served in Congress from 1947-1953; and that he served in the Senate from 1953-1961.
Date 1961
Dimensions W-1.5 L-5 inches
Lexicon category 8: Communication Artifact
Lexicon sub-category Personal Symbol
Accession number 2004.015