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Manufactured by:
Unidentified  Search this
Subject of:
Oprah Winfrey, American, born 1954  Search this
Secretary of State John Kerry, American, born 1943  Search this
Medium:
ink on paper with metal and plastic laminate
Dimensions:
H x W x D: 2 3/16 × 2 3/16 × 1/4 in. (5.6 × 5.6 × 0.6 cm)
Type:
buttons (information artifacts)
Date:
ca. 2004
Description:
A pinback button supporting Oprah Winfrey as a Vice Presidential running mate for Senator John Kerry's 2004 presidential campaign. The button is red with white, block text the reads, [THE BEST/ FOR 2004 / JOHN / KERRY / & / OPRAH / WINFREY]. Below the text are two, cropped, color photographic images of John Kerry and Oprah Winfrey. Kerry is depicted from the shoulders up, in three quarters profile. He is looking towards the left side of the button. He is wearing a black jacket, white button down shirt, and a pink tie. Winfrey is depicted from the waist up, facing the viewer, with her arms slightly extended. She is wearing a grey, off-the-shoulders, wrap dress. Her image overlays Kerry's. The back of the button is silver toned with a silver toned pin.
Topic:
African American  Search this
Actors  Search this
Politics  Search this
Television  Search this
U.S. History, 2001-  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Gift of Dr. Rhea L. Combs
Object number:
2017.72.1
Restrictions & Rights:
Unknown - Restrictions Possible
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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/fd58bfab097-52a1-44a1-8a69-709e0d6f3e4b
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2017.72.1