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Created by:
Unidentified  Search this
Subject of:
Congress of Racial Equality, American, founded 1942  Search this
Medium:
metal, ink on paper
Dimensions:
H x W x D: 1 x 1 x 1/8 in. (2.5 x 2.5 x 0.3 cm)
Type:
buttons (information artifacts)
Date:
ca. 1966
Description:
A black pin back button with white text centered in the middle. The text reads: [BLACK POWER / CORE]. Along the outside edge where the button image meets the metal backing, is white text that is cut off and illegible. On the reverse is a small, white, round sticker with the number [173] and a pin without a fastener.
Topic:
African American  Search this
Activism  Search this
Black power  Search this
Civil Rights  Search this
Politics  Search this
U.S. History, 1961-1969  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture
Object number:
2012.159.3
Restrictions & Rights:
No Known Copyright Restrictions
See more items in:
National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Classification:
Memorabilia and Ephemera-Political and Activist Ephemera
Movement:
Civil Rights Movement
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/fd5da4adb4c-433d-4742-b188-1c982631e0b9
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2012.159.3