Pinback button for the Harriet Tubman Home

Image for Pinback button for the Harriet Tubman Home
Issued by
National Tubman, Harriet Shrine Committee
Subject of
Tubman, Harriet, American, 1822 - 1913
Medium
metal , cloth
Dimensions
H x W: 3 x 1 1/4 in. (7.6 x 3.2 cm)
Type
portraits
buttons (information artifacts)
Place used
Auburn, Cayuga County, New York, United States, North and Central America
Date
1954
Description
A pinback button with a black-and-white print of Harriet Tubman under the words "Harriet Tubman Home." Attached is a ribbon designed to look like the American flag.
Topic
African American
Associations and institutions
Housing
Social reform
United States--History
Credit Line
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Gift of Charles L. Blockson
Object number
2009.50.6
Restrictions & Rights
Public domain
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National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Classification
Memorabilia and Ephemera
Data Source
National Museum of African American History and Culture

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