Vintage Political Pinbacks and Campaign Buttons

Want a quick tour of the U.S. political landscape of the past 100 or so years? Just take a look at the political campaign buttons churned out to help either promote or discredit a century’s worth of prospective public servants. While political-themed pins have been around at least since the inauguration of George Washington in 1789, when boosters wore metal buttons engraved with a simple “GW," the field really took off after the 1890s,...Continue Reading