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Pin-back button for N.A.A.C.P. Legal Defense Fund anti-lynching campaign

Catalog Data:
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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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