Pinback button stating "We Shall Overcome"

Manufactured by
Hip Products, American
Date
1960s
Medium
metal and plastic
Dimensions
Diameter: 1 1/4 in. (3.2 cm)
Description
A small, circular, brown and yellow pinback button featuring the text [ WE SHALL / OVERCOME ]. Along the lower left edge of the button is the manufacturers information [ HIP PROD., 153 NORTH, CHGO. ]
Place made
Chicago, Cook County, Illinois, United States, North and Central America
Classification
Memorabilia and Ephemera-Political and Activist Ephemera
Movement
Civil Rights Movement
Type
buttons (information artifacts)
Topic
Activism
Civil rights
Politics
Resistance
U.S. History, 1961-1969
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
2011.159.3.31
Restrictions & Rights
No Known Copyright Restrictions
GUID
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/fd5df7e5c8b-3447-4296-a283-1d397e1f504c
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