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Manufactured by:
Unidentified  Search this
Medium:
ink on paper with metal and plastic
Dimensions:
H x W x D: 1 5/16 × 1 5/16 × 3/16 in. (3.3 × 3.3 × 0.5 cm)
Type:
buttons (information artifacts)
Place depicted:
Milwaukee, Milwaukee County, Wisconsin, United States, North and Central America
Date:
1968
Caption:
On September 24, 1968 fourteen Vietnam Protestors took approximately 10,000 draft files from Milwaukee's draft boards and publicly burned them in honor of American soldiers.
Description:
A pinback button advocating for the Milwaukee 14. The background of the button is white. Red text throughout reads [Milwaukee 14]. The back of the button has a metal pin without a clasp.
Topic:
African American  Search this
Activism  Search this
Justice  Search this
Vietnam War, 1961-1975  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Gift of T. Rasul Murray
Object number:
2013.68.125
Restrictions & Rights:
Publci 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
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/fd566f15664-ccc1-4bc0-9ed4-57cf1d2d24c2
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2013.68.125