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Manufactured by:
Donnelly/Colt Progressive Resources, American, founded 1975  Search this
Subject of:
Nelson Mandela, South African, 1918 - 2013  Search this
Owned by:
Jan Bailey, American, 1942 - 2010  Search this
Medium:
metal
Dimensions:
Diameter: 2 1/4 × 3/8 in. (5.7 × 1 cm)
Type:
buttons (information artifacts)
Cultural Place:
South Africa, Africa
Place made:
Hampton, Connecticut, United States, North and Central America
Date:
after 1975
Description:
Round pin-back button featuring a black and white photograph of Nelson Mandela. Surrounding the photograph on three sides is yellow and green type. Yellow and green type reads, [NELSON / MANDELA / THE STRUGGLE IS MY LIFE]. White type along bottom edge, [DONNELLY COLT CUSTOMPRINTING, BOX 188 HAMPTON, CT. 06247 203-455-9621].
Topic:
African American  Search this
Africa  Search this
Decolonization  Search this
International affairs  Search this
Justice  Search this
Politics  Search this
Prisons  Search this
U.S. History, 1969-2001  Search this
Violence  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture
Object number:
2013.201.1.32
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
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/fd57fa66551-e6b8-4b2f-a756-ba8b32c2198a
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2013.201.1.32