BEAME/WAGNER/SCREVANE

Object Number: 
2008.18.1.21
Date: 
1961
Medium: 
Metal
Dimensions: 
Overall: 1 in. (2.5 cm)
Description: 
"BEAME/WAGNER/SCREVANE." White and blue letters on blue, white, orange.
Gallery Label: 
In the 1961 municipal election this Democratic "balanced ticket" of Robert F. Wagner (1910-1991) for Mayor, Abraham Beame (1906-2001) for Comptroller, and Paul R. Screvane (1914-2001) for President of the City Council defeated the Republicans. Wagner was Mayor from 1954-65; Beame later became Mayor from 1974-1977
Credit Line: 
Gift of Glen Fleischman
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group