Small round Ben Davis political button with a pin back. Red lettering on an off-white background reads "Answer Peekskill/ Re-Elect/ Ben Davis/ Vote A.L.P." emblem of the Allied Printing Trades Council (labor union) appears between the last two lines. The back is a simple metal stickpin; there is no catch for the pin. There are several small rust spots.
The oral history consists of four digital files: 2011.174.39.1a, 2011.174.39.1b, 2011.174.39.1c, and 2011.174.39.1d.
Pete Seeger recalls performing at a concert with Paul Robeson in 1949 in Peekskill, New York, visiting the Highlander Folk School, and the evolution of the song "We Shall Overcome". He remembers performing at many civil rights events, including the Selma to Montgomery March. He also discusses his thoughts on Presidents Barack Obama and Rutherford B. Hayes.