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Pinback buttons for the Olympic Project for Human Rights

Catalog Data

Created by:
Olympic Project for Human Rights, American, 1967 - 1968  Search this
Medium:
ink on metal
Dimensions:
H x W (2016.66.6.1): 2 1/2 × 2 1/2 in. (6.4 × 6.4 cm)
H x W (2016.66.6.2): 2 1/2 × 2 1/2 in. (6.4 × 6.4 cm)
H x W (2016.66.6.3): 2 1/2 × 2 1/2 in. (6.4 × 6.4 cm)
Type:
buttons (fasteners)
Date:
1968
Description:
Three pinback buttons for the Olympic Project for Human Rights. The front of the buttons has a white background with black text. The text, at center, reads: [Olympic Project for Human Rights]. A green laurel wreath surrounds the text. The back of the pins has a pin with a clasp. 2016.66.6.3 has an inscription [1968 / Dr. Harry Edwards] written on the back of it by hand in black marker. 2016.66.6.1 and 2016.66.6.2 do not have any writing on the back.
Topic:
African American  Search this
Activism  Search this
Athletes  Search this
Civil Rights  Search this
Olympics  Search this
Sports  Search this
U.S. History, 1961-1969  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Gift of Dr. Harry Edwards
Object number:
2016.66.6.1-.3
Restrictions & Rights:
Public domain
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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/fd5922343a2-809a-480c-931e-3051232c9036
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2016.66.6.1-.3