Pinback button reading Teach the Children the Truth

Manufactured by
Unidentified
Owned by
Oyewole, Abiodun, American, born 1948
Date
20th century
Medium
plastic laminate , metal
Dimensions
H x W x D: 1 3/4 x 1 3/4 x 1/4 in. (4.4 x 4.4 x 0.6 cm)
Description
A green pin-back button belonging to Abiodun Oyewole. The button has a green background with black and pink type that reads: [TEACH / THE CHILDREN / THE TRUTH]. The back of the button has a single pin with a clasp.
Place collected
New York City, New York, United States, North and Central America
Classification
Memorabilia and Ephemera
Type
buttons (information artifacts)
Topic
Activism
Children
Politics
Credit Line
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Gift of Abiodun and Last Poets Memorabilia
Object number
2011.46.4
Restrictions & Rights
No Known Copyright Restrictions
GUID
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/fd5ab2b999f-d7ec-4ec3-bbdd-b6fcc629ebc3