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Pinback button for the Shirley Chisholm presidential campaign

Image for Pinback button for the Shirley Chisholm presidential campaign
Manufactured by
Unidentified
Subject of
Chisholm, Shirley Anita, American, 1924 - 2005
Medium
metal and plastic
Dimensions
Diameter: 1 3/4 in. (4.4 cm)
Type
buttons (information artifacts)
Place used
United States, North and Central America
Date
1972
Description
White button with red letters at the top reading "Catalyst for Change." In the center of the button is the phrase "Shirley Chisolm For President" written with blue letters.
Topic
African American
Politics (Practical)
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
2011.159.3.33
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