Buttons have been an important part of American politics since day one. Would it surprise you to learn that George Washington wore a campaign button? It's true. Almost every American President had campaign buttons of some sort, from Abraham Lincoln to most recently Barack Obama.
Though the button that GW wore was a brass button sewn to his coat. It wasn't until the 1860's that a likeness of a candidate would appear on a button. President Lincoln's campaign had buttons made using tinytype or ferrotype photo process. During the 1 890s that the first mass produced campa ign buttons hit the o f William McKinley. McKinley's buttons were produced much like buttons Just Buttons produces today, a metal shell i s covered with a piece of printed paper, which is then covered by a protective layer of plastic and pressed together. It was around this time that a Newark NJ based company, Whitehead and Hoag patented buttons.
Lithographed buttons grew in popularity during the 1940s, most notably in the 1940's presidential election. Millions o f political slogan buttons were produced in response to FDR and the news surrounding him at the time.
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