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Manufactured by:
N.G. Slater Corporation, American, founded 1936  Search this
Medium:
ink on paper with metal and plastic
Dimensions:
H x W x D: 1 1/2 × 1 5/8 × 1/4 in. (3.8 × 4.1 × 0.6 cm)
Type:
buttons (information artifacts)
Place used:
New York City, New York, United States, North and Central America
Cultural Place:
Puerto Rico, United States, Caribbean, Latin America, North and Central America
Date:
after 1968
Description:
A pinback button encouraging Puerto Ricans to register to vote. The button has a black background with yellow text that reads [¡inscríbase, boricua!] (register, Puerto Rican). The manufacturer's information is printed in yellow ink on the edge. the back of the button has a metal pin without a clasp.
Topic:
African American  Search this
Activism  Search this
Communities  Search this
Politics  Search this
Suffrage  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Gift of T. Rasul Murray
Object number:
2013.68.95
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/fd528055beb-1a3f-4f82-a0d4-2bbd0abd5318
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2013.68.95