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Manufactured by:
Unidentified  Search this
Medium:
ink on paper with metal and plastic
Dimensions:
H x W x D: 1 3/4 × 1 3/4 × 1/4 in. (4.4 × 4.4 × 0.6 cm)
Type:
buttons (information artifacts)
Date:
ca. 1970
Description:
A pinback button advocating prison reform. The button has a red background. To the left of the button there is an image of a panther behind jail bars. Text to the left reads [free all political prisoners]. The back of the button has a metal pin without a clasp.
Topic:
African American  Search this
Activism  Search this
Justice  Search this
Law  Search this
Politics  Search this
Prisons  Search this
U.S. History, 1969-2001  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Gift of T. Rasul Murray
Object number:
2013.68.124
Restrictions & Rights:
Public domain
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:
Black Power (Black Pride)
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/fd5a1ac99fb-ac9c-4af5-b3d8-5c0fd9a39031
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2013.68.124