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Pinback button promoting Solidarity with the People of Guatemala

view Pinback button promoting Solidarity with the People of Guatemala digital asset number 1
Attributed to:
Guatemala News and Information Bureau, American
Owned by:
Jan Bailey, American, 1942 - 2010
Medium:
metal
Dimensions:
Diameter: 1 3/4 × 3/8 in. (4.4 × 1 cm)
Type:
buttons (information artifacts)
Place depicted:
Guatemala, Latin America, North and Central America
Date:
late 20th century
Description:
Round pin-back button featuring a pink silhouette of a woman, a yellow silhouette of a man, and a green and orange bird in flight. Red type circles central imagery and reads, [SOLIDARITY WITH THE PEOPLE OF GUATEMALA]. Border of button's back has black type on all sides that reads, [GNIB P.O. BOX 28594 OAKLAND, CA. 94604].
Topic:
African American
International affairs
Justice
Politics (Practical)
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture
Object number:
2013.201.1.52
Rights:
No Known Copyright Restrictions
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National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Classification:
Memorabilia and Ephemera-Political and Activist Ephemera
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2013.201.1.52

Organization of Afro-American Unity Inc. Aims and Objectives

view <I>Organization of Afro-American Unity Inc. Aims and Objectives</I> digital asset number 1
Created by:
Organization of Afro-American Unity, American, founded 1964
Subject of:
Malcolm X, American, 1925 - 1965
Ella Little-Collins, 1914 - 1996
Medium:
ink on paper
Dimensions:
H x W: 8 1/2 × 11 in. (21.6 × 27.9 cm)
Type:
leaflets
Date:
1964
Description:
Organization of Afro-American Unity Inc. leaflet. A single sheet of paper appears to have been originally folded in half, forming four (4) pages. The OAAU Seal, a graphic of four (4) overlapping circles with the numbers [360] and [34] and Arabic text underneath, is featured at the top of the first page. Black text on the page reads ["FROM DARKNESS / TO LIGHT" / OAUU, Inc. Seal / ORGANIZSATION / OF AFRO-AMERICAN UNITY / INC. / AIMS & OBJECTIVES]. The leaflet features photographic portraits of Malcolm X and his sister Ella Collins, following by a list of ten (10) "Aims & Objectives" of the organization."
Topic:
African American
Africa
Politics (Practical)
United States--History--1961-1969
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture
Object number:
2013.46.20
Rights:
No Known Copyright Restrictions
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National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Classification:
Memorabilia and Ephemera-Political and Activist Ephemera
Exhibition:
Defending Freedom, Defining Freedom: The Era of Segregation, 1876-1968
On View:
NMAAHC (1400 Constitution Ave NW), National Mall Location, Concourse 2, C 2053
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2013.46.20
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Pin-back button for N.A.A.C.P. Legal Defense Fund anti-lynching campaign

view Pin-back button for N.A.A.C.P. Legal Defense Fund anti-lynching campaign digital asset number 1
Created by:
National Association for the Advancement of Colored People, American, founded 1909
Subject of:
NAACP Legal Defense and Education Fund, Inc., American, founded 1940
Medium:
metal, plastic and ink on paper
Dimensions:
Diameter: 3/4 in. (1.9 cm)
Type:
buttons (information artifacts)
Date:
1940s
Description:
A blue and white circular pinback button. The top half reads "STOP LYNCHING" in white on blue background; the lower half reads "N.A.A.C.P. / LEGAL DEFENSE FUND" in blue on a white background.
Topic:
African American
Hate crimes
Law
Politics (Practical)
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Gift from Dawn Simon Spears and Alvin Spears, Sr.
Object number:
2011.159.3.12
Rights:
Unknown - Restrictions Possible
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Classification:
Memorabilia and Ephemera-Political and Activist Ephemera
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2011.159.3.12

Poster for Jesse Jackson 1984 presidential campaign

view Poster for Jesse Jackson 1984 presidential campaign digital asset number 1
Created by:
Jesse Jackson Presidential Campaign Committee, founded 1984
Subject of:
Rev. Jesse Jackson, American, born 1941
Medium:
ink on poster board
Dimensions:
H x W: 17 x 11 in. (43.2 x 27.9 cm)
Type:
political posters
Place used:
United States, North and Central America
Date:
1984
Description:
A 1984 presidential campaign poster for Jesse Jackson consisting of blue and red print on a white background. Across the center is [VOTE / JESSE / JACKSON] in white and red text between two blue stripes. Along the bottom is [PRESIDENT '84] in blue text.
Topic:
African American
Politics (Practical)
United States--History--1969-2001
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture
Object number:
2012.17.3.1
Rights:
Unknown - Restrictions Possible
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National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Classification:
Memorabilia and Ephemera-Political and Activist Ephemera
Exhibition:
A Changing America: 1968 and Beyond
On View:
NMAAHC (1400 Constitution Ave NW), National Mall Location, Concourse 1, C1 053
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2012.17.3.1

Pinback button from the 2008 Obama campaign

view Pinback button from the 2008 Obama campaign digital asset number 1
Created by:
Unidentified
Subject of:
President Barack Obama, American, born 1961
Medium:
ink on paper, metal, and plastic
Dimensions:
Diameter: 2 1/4 in. (5.7 cm)
Type:
buttons (information artifacts)
Date:
2008
Description:
Political button with a light green background and a horizontal yellow stripe through center; the "o" in "vote" consists of Obama's logo. [HOPE/VOTE/CHANGE]
Topic:
African American
Politics (Practical)
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Gift of M. Denise Dennis
Object number:
2012.91.45
Rights:
Unknown - Restrictions Possible
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National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Classification:
Memorabilia and Ephemera-Political and Activist Ephemera
Exhibition:
A Changing America: 1968 and Beyond
On View:
NMAAHC (1400 Constitution Ave NW), National Mall Location, Concourse 1, C1 053
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2012.91.45

Pinback button from the 2008 Obama campaign

view Pinback button from the 2008 Obama campaign digital asset number 1
Created by:
Unidentified
Subject of:
President Barack Obama, American, born 1961
Medium:
ink on paper, metal, and plastic
Dimensions:
Diameter: 1 in. (2.5 cm)
Type:
buttons (information artifacts)
Date:
2008
Description:
Political button with a background consisting of the Obama logo; blue lettering. [44th]
Topic:
African American
Politics (Practical)
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Gift of M. Denise Dennis
Object number:
2012.91.85
Rights:
Unknown - Restrictions Possible
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National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Classification:
Memorabilia and Ephemera-Political and Activist Ephemera
Exhibition:
A Changing America: 1968 and Beyond
On View:
NMAAHC (1400 Constitution Ave NW), National Mall Location, Concourse 1, C1 053
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2012.91.85

Pinback button for the Shirley Chisholm presidential campaign

view Pinback button for the Shirley Chisholm presidential campaign digital asset number 1
Manufactured by:
Bristow, American
Subject of:
Shirley Anita Chisholm, American, 1924 - 2005
Medium:
metal
Dimensions:
H x W x D: 1 3/8 × 1 1/4 × 3/16 in. (3.5 × 3.2 × 0.5 cm)
Type:
buttons (information artifacts)
Place made:
Box 1741, Santa Cruz, Santa Cruz, California, United States, North and Central America
Date:
1972
Description:
A circular metal pin-back button. The button has a white background with red type that reads: [Liberty & Equality] around the top edge of the button, and [Chisholm / 72] in the center. The bottom of the button has a depiction of the bust of the Statue of Liberty (in black), with red lines coming out from it and going to the edges of the button. The edge of the button has [Bristow Box 1741 Santa Cruz CA 9504] written on it in red type. The edge of the button also has a red logo. The back of the button is silver in color, but has some rust marks. The pin does not have a clasp.
Topic:
African American
Politics (Practical)
Women
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture
Object number:
2014.76.6
Rights:
Unknown - Restrictions Possible
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National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Classification:
Memorabilia and Ephemera-Political and Activist Ephemera
Exhibition:
Making a Way Out of No Way
On View:
NMAAHC (1400 Constitution Ave NW), National Mall Location, Community/Third Floor, 3 050
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2014.76.6
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Pinback button from the 2008 Obama campaign

view Pinback button from the 2008 Obama campaign digital asset number 1
Created by:
Unidentified
Attributed to:
Shepard Fairey, American, born 1970
Subject of:
President Barack Obama, American, born 1961
Medium:
ink on paper, metal, and plastic
Dimensions:
Diameter: 2 1/4 in. (5.7 cm)
Type:
buttons (information artifacts)
Date:
2008
Description:
Political button with a green and white vertically striped and a graphic of Shepard Fairey's HOPE portrait of Barack Obama.
Topic:
African American
Politics (Practical)
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Gift of M. Denise Dennis
Object number:
2012.91.31
Rights:
Unknown - Restrictions Possible
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National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Classification:
Memorabilia and Ephemera-Political and Activist Ephemera
Exhibition:
A Changing America: 1968 and Beyond
On View:
NMAAHC (1400 Constitution Ave NW), National Mall Location, Concourse 1, C1 053
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2012.91.31

Political card antagonizing candidates favoring integration

view Political card antagonizing candidates favoring integration digital asset number 1
Created by:
Unidentified
Subject of:
Daisy Bates, American, 1914 - 1999
Ted Lamb, 1927 - 1984
Everett Tucker
Russell Matson
Medium:
ink on paper
Dimensions:
H x W: 2 × 3 1/2 in. (5.1 × 8.9 cm)
Type:
cards
Place depicted:
Little Rock, Pulaski County, Arkansas, United States, North and Central America
Date:
1959
Description:
White card with black printed text aligned at the center. Names are in bold. It reads [DAISY has a little LAMB / Whose face is white as snow, / Everywhere DAISY goes, / LAMB, TUCKER, and MATSON / are sure to go.]
Topic:
African American
Education
Segregation
United States--History--1953-1961
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture
Object number:
2013.46.13.2
Rights:
No Known Copyright Restrictions
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National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Classification:
Memorabilia and Ephemera-Political and Activist Ephemera
Exhibition:
Defending Freedom, Defining Freedom: The Era of Segregation, 1876-1968
On View:
NMAAHC (1400 Constitution Ave NW), National Mall Location, Concourse 2, C 2053
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2013.46.13.2
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Collection box of the Rhode Island Anti-Slavery Society owned by Garrison family

view Collection box of the Rhode Island Anti-Slavery Society owned by Garrison family digital asset number 1
Created by:
Rhode Island Anti-Slavery Society, American, 1833 - 1850s
Owned by:
George Thompson Garrison, American, 1836 - 1904
William Lloyd Garrison, 1805 - 1879
Medium:
ink on cardboard
Dimensions:
H x W x D: 3 1/8 × 2 7/16 × 1 13/16 in. (7.9 × 6.2 × 4.6 cm)
H x W x D (a - body): 3 × 2 7/16 × 1 3/4 in. (7.6 × 6.2 × 4.4 cm)
H x W x D (b - lid): 13/16 × 2 5/16 × 1 11/16 in. (2.1 × 5.9 × 4.3 cm)
Type:
boxes (containers)
Date:
1830s - 1850s
Description:
Cardboard coin collection box produced by the Rhode Island Anti-Slavery Society. The box is constructed in two pieces, a top and bottom. The top has a slot for coins and fits into the bottom. The box is yellow with black print, including a tableau on the front of an enslaved person in chains on his knees surrounded by implements of bondage.
Topic:
African American
Antislavery
Societies
United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Gift of the Garrison Family in memory of George Thompson Garrison
Object number:
2014.115.9
Rights:
No Known Copyright Restrictions
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Classification:
Slavery and Freedom Objects
Memorabilia and Ephemera-Political and Activist Ephemera
Exhibition:
Slavery and Freedom
On View:
NMAAHC (1400 Constitution Ave NW), National Mall Location, Concourse 3, C3 053
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2014.115.9
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Pinback button from the 2008 Obama campaign

view Pinback button from the 2008 Obama campaign digital asset number 1
Created by:
Unidentified
Subject of:
President Barack Obama, American, born 1961
Attributed to:
Shepard Fairey, American, born 1970
Medium:
ink on paper, metal, and plastic
Dimensions:
Diameter: 2 1/4 in. (5.7 cm)
Type:
buttons (information artifacts)
Date:
2008
Description:
Political button with a red and white vertically striped background and graphics of blue stars at either side of Shepard Fairey's HOPE portrait of Barack Obama. [VICTORINO-8]
Topic:
African American
Politics (Practical)
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Gift of M. Denise Dennis
Object number:
2012.91.41
Rights:
Unknown - Restrictions Possible
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National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Classification:
Memorabilia and Ephemera-Political and Activist Ephemera
Exhibition:
A Changing America: 1968 and Beyond
On View:
NMAAHC (1400 Constitution Ave NW), National Mall Location, Concourse 1, C1 053
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2012.91.41

Pinback button from the 2008 Obama campaign

view Pinback button from the 2008 Obama campaign digital asset number 1
Created by:
Unidentified
Subject of:
President Barack Obama, American, born 1961
Medium:
ink on paper, metal, and plastic
Dimensions:
Diameter: 1 in. (2.5 cm)
Type:
buttons (information artifacts)
Date:
2008
Description:
Political button with a background consisting of the Obama logo; blue lettering. [44th]
Topic:
African American
Politics (Practical)
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Gift of M. Denise Dennis
Object number:
2012.91.87
Rights:
Unknown - Restrictions Possible
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National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Classification:
Memorabilia and Ephemera-Political and Activist Ephemera
Exhibition:
A Changing America: 1968 and Beyond
On View:
NMAAHC (1400 Constitution Ave NW), National Mall Location, Concourse 1, C1 053
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2012.91.87

Pinback button from the 2008 Obama campaign

view Pinback button from the 2008 Obama campaign digital asset number 1
Created by:
Unidentified
Subject of:
President Barack Obama, American, born 1961
Medium:
ink on paper, metal, and plastic
Dimensions:
Diameter: 1 in. (2.5 cm)
Type:
buttons (information artifacts)
Date:
2008
Description:
Political button with a background consisting of the Obama logo; blue lettering. [44th]
Topic:
African American
Politics (Practical)
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Gift of M. Denise Dennis
Object number:
2012.91.91
Rights:
Unknown - Restrictions Possible
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National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Classification:
Memorabilia and Ephemera-Political and Activist Ephemera
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2012.91.91

Pinback button promoting the Housing Now! National March

view Pinback button promoting the Housing Now! National March digital asset number 1
Manufactured by:
Unidentified
Owned by:
Jan Bailey, American, 1942 - 2010
Medium:
metal
Dimensions:
Diameter: 2 1/4 × 3/8 in. (5.7 × 1 cm)
Type:
buttons (information artifacts)
Place depicted:
Washington, District of Columbia, United States, North and Central America
Date:
1989
Description:
Round pin-back button featuring blue and red type against a white background. Type reads, [HOUSING/NOW!/NATIONAL MARCH/OCTOBER 7, 1989/U.S. CAPITOL].
Topic:
African American
Justice
Local and regional
Politics (Practical)
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture
Object number:
2013.201.1.51
Rights:
No Known Copyright Restrictions
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National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Classification:
Memorabilia and Ephemera-Political and Activist Ephemera
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2013.201.1.51

Pinback button for the Shirley Chisholm presidential campaign

view Pinback button for the Shirley Chisholm presidential campaign digital asset number 1
Manufactured by:
Unidentified
Subject of:
Shirley Anita Chisholm, American, 1924 - 2005
Medium:
metal
Dimensions:
H x W x D: 1 5/8 × 1 1/2 × 3/16 in. (4.1 × 3.8 × 0.5 cm)
Type:
buttons (information artifacts)
Date:
ca. 1972
Description:
A circular metal pin-back button. The button has a yellow background with black type, aligned to the left, which reads: [Take / the / CHISHOLM / trail / to / 1600 / Pennsylvania Ave.] A depiction of the Capitol building, outlined in black, is aligned to the right of the text. The edge has a logo in black print with the number [40] to one side. The back of the button rusted and has a single pin without a clasp.
Topic:
African American
Politics (Practical)
Women
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture
Object number:
2014.76.10
Rights:
Unknown - Restrictions Possible
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National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Classification:
Memorabilia and Ephemera-Political and Activist Ephemera
Exhibition:
Making a Way Out of No Way
On View:
NMAAHC (1400 Constitution Ave NW), National Mall Location, Community/Third Floor, 3 050
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2014.76.10
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Handwritten program from a rally in Ferguson, Missouri

view Handwritten program from a rally in Ferguson, Missouri digital asset number 1
Written by:
Unidentified
Subject of:
Michael Brown Jr., 1996 - 2014
Medium:
ink on paper
Dimensions:
H x W (Folded): 8 7/16 × 6 7/8 in. (21.5 × 17.5 cm)
Type:
programs
Place used:
Ferguson, Saint Louis County, Missouri, United States, North and Central America
Date:
October 2014
Description:
A handwritten program in black ink on folded legal-size paper outlining a Ferguson, Missouri rally in October of 2014. The program runs from 12:05 to 12:43. It starts with an opening including the family of Michael Brown and then continues with sections labeled as [WE R ACTIVE / WE R GLOBAL / MOMENT 2 MOVEMENT / WE R A MOVEMENT / CLERGY / CLOSING] . There are no marks or text on the back.
Topic:
African American
Activism
Communities
Justice
Race relations
Resistance
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Gift of Damon Davis
Object number:
2015.192.2
Rights:
No Known Copyright Restrictions
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National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Classification:
Memorabilia and Ephemera-Political and Activist Ephemera
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2015.192.2
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Black Power

view <I>Black Power</I> digital asset number 1
Designed by:
Alfredo Rostgaard, Cuban, 1943 - 2004
Published by:
Organization of Solidarity with the People of Asia, Africa and Latin America (OSPAAAL), Cuban, founded 1966
Subject of:
Black Panther Party, American, 1966 - 1982
Medium:
lithographic ink on paper
Dimensions:
H x W: 22 x 13 in. (55.9 x 33 cm)
Type:
color lithographs
Place printed:
Cuba, Caribbean, Latin America, North and Central America
Date:
1968
Description:
Large color lithographic poster published by The Organization of Solidarity with the People of Asia, African and Latin America (OSPAAAL) with the message "Retaliation to Crime: Revolutionary Violence" written in English, French, Spanish and Arabic below an illustration of a red-eyed black panther with its teeth bared and the words "Black Power" inside its open jaw.
Topic:
African American
African diaspora
Art
Graphic design
International affairs
Justice
Politics (Practical)
Race relations
Resistance
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture
Object number:
2012.46.17.1
Rights:
Unknown - Restrictions Possible
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National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Classification:
Decorative Arts, Craft, and Design
Memorabilia and Ephemera-Political and Activist Ephemera
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2012.46.17.1

Pinback button from the 2008 Obama campaign reading "O-baaa-ma"

view Pinback button from the 2008 Obama campaign reading "O-baaa-ma" digital asset number 1
Created by:
Unidentified
Subject of:
President Barack Obama, American, born 1961
Medium:
ink on paper, metal, and plastic
Dimensions:
Diameter: 1 1/4 in. (3.2 cm)
Type:
buttons (information artifacts)
Date:
2008
Description:
Political button sith white background and a graphic of a sheep. [O-baaa-ma]
Topic:
African American
Politics (Practical)
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Gift of M. Denise Dennis
Object number:
2012.91.4
Rights:
Unknown - Restrictions Possible
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National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Classification:
Memorabilia and Ephemera-Political and Activist Ephemera
Exhibition:
A Changing America: 1968 and Beyond
On View:
NMAAHC (1400 Constitution Ave NW), National Mall Location, Concourse 1, C1 053
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2012.91.4

Pinback button for Barack Obama campaign with "Old White Woman for Obama" slogan

view Pinback button for Barack Obama campaign with "Old White Woman for Obama" slogan digital asset number 1
Designed by:
Margaret Rich, American
Subject of:
President Barack Obama, American, born 1961
Medium:
metal, plastic, ink on paper
Dimensions:
H x W x D: 2 1/4 x 2 1/4 x 3 3/8 in. (5.7 x 5.7 x 8.6 cm)
Type:
buttons (information artifacts)
Date:
2008
Description:
Campaign button for Barack Obama with the slogan: [Old White Woman For Obama]. The text on the button is written in blue over President Obama's 2008 campaign logo. The back of the button has a metal fastener and clasp.
Topic:
African American
Communication
Politics (Practical)
United States--History--2001-
Women
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Gift of William R. Ferris
Object number:
2013.172.1
Rights:
No Known Copyright Restrictions
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National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Classification:
Memorabilia and Ephemera-Political and Activist Ephemera
Exhibition:
A Changing America: 1968 and Beyond
On View:
NMAAHC (1400 Constitution Ave NW), National Mall Location, Concourse 1, C1 053
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2013.172.1

Placard reading "Sanction South Africa Now!"

view Placard reading "Sanction South Africa Now!" digital asset number 1
Created by:
Unidentified
Owned by:
Jan Bailey, American, 1942 - 2010
Medium:
paper, printing ink, string
Dimensions:
H x W: 28 1/16 × 22 in. (71.3 × 55.9 cm)
Type:
placards (information artifacts)
Date:
late 20th century
Description:
The placard is somewhat larger than an average human torso, white, and rectangular. It is relatively sturdy paper, similar to thick cardstock, with two punched holes, roughly seven inches apart, centered at the top. String threads through both holes and is meant to support the weight of the placard when hung around the neck. There are 4 lines of large black text centered on the placard's front which reads: [SANCTION/SOUTH/AFRICA/NOW!]. "NOW!" also has a bolded underline.
Topic:
African American
Activism
Africa
Communication
International affairs
Politics (Practical)
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Gift of Catherine M. Bailey
Object number:
2013.200.2
Rights:
No Known Copyright Restrictions
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National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Classification:
Memorabilia and Ephemera-Political and Activist Ephemera
Exhibition:
A Changing America: 1968 and Beyond
On View:
NMAAHC (1400 Constitution Ave NW), National Mall Location, Concourse 1, C1 053
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2013.200.2
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