Roosevelt’s opposition in the 1936 was Alfred Landon, who hailed from Kansas. Landon used the sunflower in many of his campaign materials – the sunflower is the state flower of Kansas. This button claims that “We Can’t Eat Sunflowers”, referring to the fact that the Great Depression had ravaged America, and many were poor and hungry.
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