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Manufactured by:
Eagle Regalia Company, American, founded 1910  Search this
Subject of:
Scottsboro Boys, American, 1931 - 1989  Search this
International Labor Defense, American, 1925 - 1946  Search this
Medium:
plastic and metal
Dimensions:
Diameter: 3/4 in. (1.9 cm)
Type:
buttons (information artifacts)
Place made:
New York City, New York, United States, North and Central America
Place printed:
Baltimore, Maryland, United States, North and Central America
Date:
1931-1932
Description:
Small circular pinback button with black text on an off-white background. At the center of the button is the message "I Gave to Save the Scottsboro Boys" with the union label of the Allied Printing Trades Council fo Baltimore. The folowing text surrounds the outer rim of the button: "Negro & White Workers Unite!"/"Scottsboro United Front Defense".
Transcription Center Status:
Transcribed by digital volunteers
Topic:
African American  Search this
Civil Rights  Search this
Justice  Search this
Labor  Search this
Race relations  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture
Object number:
2012.46.35
Restrictions & Rights:
Public domain
See more items in:
National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Classification:
Memorabilia and Ephemera-Political and Activist Ephemera
Movement:
Anti-Lynching Movement
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/fd5a3404f22-1756-474c-b4b7-7c784e6d5549
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2012.46.35