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Manufactured by:
Unidentified  Search this
Subject of:
Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., American, 1929 - 1968  Search this
Owned by:
Jan Bailey, American, 1942 - 2010  Search this
Medium:
metal, ribbon
Dimensions:
Diameter (Button): 1 11/16 × 3/8 in. (4.3 × 1 cm)
H x W (Ribbon): 4 13/16 × 1 9/16 in. (12.2 × 4 cm)
Type:
buttons (information artifacts)
Date:
ca.1968
Description:
Round pin-back button featuring a black and white image of Martin Luther King Jr.'s face. Black type appears on button and reads, [WE MOURN OUR LOSS/1929/1968/REV. DR. MARTIN LUTHER KING JR.] Hanging from the bottom of the button is a purple ribbon with gold type that reads, [I/HAVE/A/DREAM].
Topic:
African American  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:
2013.201.1.20
Restrictions & Rights:
Unknown - Restrictions Possible
Rights assessment and 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-Political and Activist Ephemera
Movement:
Civil Rights Movement
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/fd536b78584-da36-437a-be29-4bbdfda6c929
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2013.201.1.20