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Pinback button for the Shirley Chisholm presidential campaign

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Catalog Data:
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