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Abe/Hirschfeld/for U.S.Senate

Object Number: 
2008.18.1.35
Date: 
1964
Medium: 
Metal
Dimensions: 
Overall: 1 3/4 in. (4.4 cm)
Description: 
"Abe/Hirschfeld/for U.S.Senate." Blue letters on white.
Gallery Label: 
Abraham Hirschfeld (1919-2005), a real-estate developer, had many failed campaigns for political office, including Congress, New York City council, Manhattan Borough president, and state comptroller. In 2004 he ran as a third party candidate for U.S. Senate from New York.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Glen Fleischman
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group