Ruth Pratt was involved in politics from the 1910s until the 1940s. Throughout her career as a legislator, from serving as the first woman New York City’s board of aldermen through two terms in the House, she was a fiscal hawk. This button reminded voters that she was not a newcomer but an incumbent Representative.
History, Art & Archives, U.S. House of Representatives, “Ruth Sears Baker Pratt Lapel Pin,” https://history.house.gov/Collection/Listing/2010/2010-142-000/ (May 18, 2022)
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