Pinback button for the BET's celebration of Barack Obama's Inauguration

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Created by
BET Networks, American, founded 2001
Subject of
President Barack Obama, American, born 1961
Medium
plastic and metal
Dimensions
H x W: 3 1/2 x 2 1/2 in. (8.9 x 6.4 cm)
Type
buttons (information artifacts)
Place depicted
National Mall, Washington, District of Columbia, United States, North and Central America
Date
2009
Description
A rectangular pinback button from the festivities on the National Mall for the inauguration of Barack Obama. The button features a quote superimposed over an image of Obama. Additional text at the bottom of the button gives details about the celebration.
Topic
African American
Local and regional
Politics (Practical)
United States--History--1969-2001
Credit Line
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Donated by Chris Usher
Object number
2009.20
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