Pinback button for Angela Davis Day

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Manufactured by
N.G. Slater Corp., American, founded 1936
Subject of
Davis, Angela, American, born 1944
Medium
metal and plastic
Dimensions
Diameter: 2 1/16 in. (5.2 cm)
Type
buttons (information artifacts)
Place depicted
Central Park, New York City, New York, United States, North and Central America
Date
1971
Description
A white pinback button with a black and white image of Angela Davis at the center. Above her image is the phrase: [Angela Davis Day]. Below her image text reads: [Free Angela / Bail Now / Central Park - September 25, 1971]. The back of the button has a metal fastener and a clasp.
Topic
African American
Activism
Black power
Justice
Politics (Practical)
United States--History--1969-2001
Credit Line
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Gift from Dawn Simon Spears and Alvin Spears, Sr.
Object number
2011.159.3.10
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
A Changing America: 1968 and Beyond
On View
NMAAHC (1400 Constitution Ave NW), National Mall Location, Concourse 1, C1 053
Data Source
National Museum of African American History and Culture