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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:
ink on paper with plastic and metal
Dimensions:
H x W: 6 7/8 × 4 in. (17.5 × 10.2 cm)
Type:
buttons (information artifacts)
Date:
mid-20th century
Description:
Pinback button promoting April 4 as a national holiday honoring Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.
The yellow button has black text which reads [NATIONAL HOLIDAY] curved around the top, [MARTIN / LUTHER / KING JR.] in the center, and [APRIL 4] curved at the bottom. The back is silver and has a wire pin.
Topic:
African American  Search this
Activism  Search this
Civil Rights  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:
2013.201.1.23.2
Restrictions & Rights:
No Known Copyright Restrictions
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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/fd52a592fa6-2572-4a06-a26b-ca9d333eb4fc
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2013.201.1.23.2