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Pinback button of the Pan-African flag

Manufactured by:
AFL-CIO, American, founded 1955  Search this
Owned by:
Jan Bailey, American, 1942 - 2010  Search this
Medium:
metal
Dimensions:
Diameter: 1 × 1/4 in. (2.5 × 0.6 cm)
Type:
buttons (information artifacts)
Date:
after 1955
Topic:
African American  Search this
Africa  Search this
African diaspora  Search this
Politics  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture
Object number:
2013.201.1.30
Restrictions & Rights:
No Known Copyright Restrictions
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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/fd5999709ea-acfc-4989-b2d9-de939fae3416
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2013.201.1.30

Pinback button for NYC School boycott

Manufactured by:
AFL-CIO, American, founded 1955  Search this
Subject of:
New York City Department of Education, American, founded 1842  Search this
National Association for the Advancement of Colored People, American, founded 1909  Search this
Congress of Racial Equality, American, founded 1942  Search this
Medium:
ink on paper with metal and plastic
Dimensions:
H x W x D: 1 1/4 × 1 1/4 × 3/16 in. (3.2 × 3.2 × 0.5 cm)
Type:
buttons (information artifacts)
Place used:
New York City, New York, United States, North and Central America
Date:
February 3, 1964
Topic:
African American  Search this
Activism  Search this
Children  Search this
Civil Rights  Search this
Education  Search this
Justice  Search this
Resistance  Search this
Segregation  Search this
U.S. History, 1961-1969  Search this
Urban life  Search this
Youth  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Gift of T. Rasul Murray
Object number:
2013.68.114
Restrictions & Rights:
No Known Copyright Restrictions
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National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Classification:
Memorabilia and Ephemera-Political and Activist Ephemera
Movement:
Civil Rights Movement
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/fd52e69b3e9-9348-4e9b-8858-85f0147fd527
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2013.68.114
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Pinback button advocating for a boycott of Portuguese products

Manufactured by:
AFL-CIO, American, founded 1955  Search this
Issued by:
The Committee for a Free South Africa, American, founded 1973  Search this
Medium:
ink on paper with metal and plastic
Dimensions:
H x W x D: 2 1/8 × 2 1/8 × 5/16 in. (5.4 × 5.4 × 0.8 cm)
Type:
buttons (information artifacts)
Place depicted:
Portugal, Europe
South Africa, North and Central America
Place used:
United States, North and Central America
Date:
ca. 1973
Topic:
African American  Search this
Activism  Search this
Africa  Search this
Business  Search this
International affairs  Search this
Politics  Search this
Resistance  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:
2013.68.131
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
Movement:
Anti-apartheid movements
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/fd5e1901705-f5d5-4cbf-a653-0bb897a35f5f
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2013.68.131
Online Media:

Pinback button for the Delano Grape Strike

Manufactured by:
AFL-CIO, American, founded 1955  Search this
Subject of:
United Farm Workers of America, American, founded 1962  Search this
Agricultural Workers Organizing Committee, American, founded 1959  Search this
Medium:
ink on paper with metal and plastic
Dimensions:
H x W x D: 1 1/2 × 1 5/8 × 5/16 in. (3.8 × 4.1 × 0.8 cm)
Type:
buttons (information artifacts)
Place used:
California, United States, North and Central America
Date:
1965-1970
Topic:
African American  Search this
Activism  Search this
Agriculture  Search this
American West  Search this
Associations and institutions  Search this
Civil Rights  Search this
Justice  Search this
Labor  Search this
Resistance  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 T. Rasul Murray
Object number:
2013.68.142
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
Movement:
Chicano Movement / El Movimiento
African American - Latinx Solidarity
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/fd50af8b318-79af-4e4d-8713-693335d4f5c0
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2013.68.142
Online Media:

Pinback button for the Poor People's Campaign

Manufactured by:
N.G. Slater Corp., American, founded 1936  Search this
Subject of:
Poor People's Campaign, American, 1967 - 1968  Search this
AFL-CIO, American, founded 1955  Search this
Medium:
ink on paper with metal and plastic
Dimensions:
H x W x D: 2 1/16 × 2 1/16 × 3/8 in. (5.2 × 5.2 × 1 cm)
Type:
buttons (information artifacts)
Place made:
New York City, New York, United States, North and Central America
Date:
1968
Topic:
African American  Search this
Activism  Search this
Civil Rights  Search this
Politics  Search this
Poverty  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 T. Rasul Murray
Object number:
2013.68.30
Restrictions & Rights:
No Known Copyright Restrictions
See more items in:
National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Classification:
Memorabilia and Ephemera-Political and Activist Ephemera
Movement:
African American - Latinx Solidarity
Poor People's Campaign
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/fd51034cb37-c0a1-4315-b1f8-48f0672b7d60
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2013.68.30
Online Media:

Pinback button for the NYC Local 1549 Union

Manufactured by:
Unidentified  Search this
Subject of:
Local 1549, Distric Council 37, NYC Clerical Administrative Employees, American  Search this
AFL-CIO, American, founded 1955  Search this
American Federation of State, County & Municipal Employees New York, American, founded 1944  Search this
Medium:
ink on paper with metal and plastic
Dimensions:
H x W x D: 1 1/2 × 1 1/2 × 3/16 in. (3.8 × 3.8 × 0.5 cm)
Type:
buttons (information artifacts)
Place depicted:
New York City, New York, United States, North and Central America
Date:
1950-2000
Topic:
African American  Search this
Activism  Search this
Associations and institutions  Search this
Business  Search this
Labor  Search this
Urban life  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Gift of T. Rasul Murray
Object number:
2013.68.36
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/fd5b35a70af-cd44-41d3-baff-596cf8b2a2bd
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2013.68.36
Online Media:

Pinback button for the National Urban League

Manufactured by:
AFL-CIO, American, founded 1955  Search this
Subject of:
National Urban League, American, founded 1910  Search this
Medium:
ink on paper with metal and plastic
Dimensions:
H x W x D: 3/4 × 3/4 × 1/8 in. (1.9 × 1.9 × 0.3 cm)
Type:
buttons (information artifacts)
Place used:
United States, North and Central America
Date:
after 1968
Topic:
African American  Search this
Activism  Search this
Associations and institutions  Search this
Civil Rights  Search this
Humanitarianism  Search this
Justice  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Gift of T. Rasul Murray
Object number:
2013.68.96
Restrictions & Rights:
Unknown - Restrictions Possible
See more items in:
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/fd5ede9b57c-888b-4d8d-a3c0-7300d50cf63e
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2013.68.96
Online Media:

Pinback button for the Shirley Chisholm presidential campaign

Manufactured by:
A.G. Trimble Co., American, founded 1913  Search this
Subject of:
Shirley Anita Chisholm, American, 1924 - 2005  Search this
AFL-CIO, American, founded 1955  Search this
Medium:
metal
Dimensions:
H x W x D: 2 × 1 3/4 × 3/16 in. (5.1 × 4.4 × 0.5 cm)
Type:
buttons (information artifacts)
Place made:
Pittsburgh, Allegheny County, Pennsylvania, United States, North and Central America
Date:
ca. 1972
Topic:
African American  Search this
Politics  Search this
Women  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture
Object number:
2014.76.11
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
Exhibition:
Making a Way Out of No Way
On View:
NMAAHC (1400 Constitution Ave NW), National Mall Location, Community/Third Floor, 3 050
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/fd53b2cd48a-8527-4476-8e49-4c753aeba6e6
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2014.76.11
Online Media:

Pinback button for the Shirley Chisholm presidential campaign

Manufactured by:
Unidentified  Search this
Subject of:
Shirley Anita Chisholm, American, 1924 - 2005  Search this
AFL-CIO, American, founded 1955  Search this
Medium:
metal
Dimensions:
H x W x D: 2 × 1 3/4 × 5/16 in. (5.1 × 4.4 × 0.8 cm)
Type:
buttons (information artifacts)
Date:
ca. 1972
Topic:
African American  Search this
Politics  Search this
Women  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture
Object number:
2014.76.4
Restrictions & Rights:
Unknown - Restrictions Possible
See more items in:
National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Classification:
Memorabilia and Ephemera-Political and Activist Ephemera
Exhibition:
Making a Way Out of No Way
On View:
NMAAHC (1400 Constitution Ave NW), National Mall Location, Community/Third Floor, 3 050
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/fd5dd91f6cc-7fa9-4f1a-9b79-b0a2c33fc2c1
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2014.76.4
Online Media:

"Right to Work" Laws - A Trap for America's Minorities

Published by:
A. Philip Randolph Institute, American, founded 1965  Search this
Written by:
Cesar E. Chavez, American, 1927 - 1993  Search this
Bayard Rustin, American, 1912 - 1987  Search this
Subject of:
AFL-CIO, American, founded 1955  Search this
Medium:
ink on paper
Dimensions:
H x W: 9 x 5 15/16 in. (22.8 x 15.1 cm)
Type:
pamphlets
Date:
n.d.
Topic:
African American  Search this
Associations and institutions  Search this
Labor  Search this
Mass media  Search this
Multilingual communication  Search this
Politics  Search this
Race relations  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Gift of the family of Dr. Maurice Jackson and Laura Ginsburg
Object number:
2010.55.49
Restrictions & Rights:
No Known Copyright Restrictions
See more items in:
National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Classification:
Documents and Published Materials-Published Works
Memorabilia and Ephemera-Political and Activist Ephemera
Movement:
Chicano Movement / El Movimiento
African American - Latinx Solidarity
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/fd542fa0c42-c663-48e4-acb1-9ba44a937bae
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2010.55.49

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