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Pinback button promoting the African National Congress

Catalog Data

Manufactured by:
Unidentified  Search this
Subject of:
African National Congress, South African, founded 1912  Search this
Medium:
metal, ink on paper, plastic laminate
Dimensions:
H x W x D: 1 1/2 x 1/4 in. (3.8 x 0.6 cm)
Type:
buttons (information artifacts)
Place depicted:
South Africa, Africa
Date:
ca.1985
Description:
A striped pinback button promoting the African National Congress (ANC). The background colors, black, green, and yellow, are those of the ANC flag. [THE PEOPLE SHALL GOVERN!] appears in black text in the green stripe. [ANC] appears in black below this, in the center of the yellow segment. There are small stains around the rim and rust in the recesses of the metallic back. The back of the button has a metal fastener and clasp.
Topic:
African American  Search this
Africa  Search this
Communication  Search this
Decolonization  Search this
International affairs  Search this
Justice  Search this
Politics  Search this
U.S. History, 1969-2001  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture
Object number:
2011.178.3
Restrictions & Rights:
No Known Copyright Restrictions
Proper usage is the responsibility of the user.
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National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Classification:
Memorabilia and Ephemera
Movement:
Pan Africanism
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/fd5cfc6ffda-242f-43cf-8179-0e8bb19a564d
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2011.178.3