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Manufactured by:
Unidentified  Search this
Subject of:
National Black Political Convention, 1971 - 1972  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)
Place depicted:
Gary, Lake County, Indiana, United States, North and Central America
Date:
mid 20th century
Description:
Black National Political Convention button.
The black button has green and red text which reads [BLACK / NATIONAL / POLITICAL / CONVENTION / MAR. 10, 11, 12, 1972 / GARY, IND.] The word "NATIONAL" is in red, and the rest of the words are green. The back is silver and has a wire pin. There is engraved text on the back which reads [MADE IN U.S.A. / (?) PEND.]. There is a symbol of a circle with an upward arrow going through it.
Topic:
African American  Search this
Activism  Search this
Civil Rights  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:
2013.201.1.23.7
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/fd567d7d852-f236-4353-8e11-c4affb29da7d
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2013.201.1.23.7