Willkie, Wendell L. (Wendell Lewis)
- Existence: 1892 - 1944
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Scope and Content Note This collection includes approximately 180 campaign buttons, badges, and pendants from Wendell L. Willkie's failed 1940 presidential campaign with running mate Charles McNary. The materials were obtained from an exhibit that was dismantled.The collection exhibits the tenacity in which Willkie and his suppporters opposed President Roosevelt's third term, referring to him as a tyrant and a self-imposed monarch. Others buttons attack Roosevelt's New Deal and his international...