Pinback button for Dizzy Gillespie

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2 images
Created by
Gleason, Jean, American
Subject of
Gillespie, Dizzy, American, 1917 - 1993
Medium
metal
Dimensions
H x W x D: 1 3/4 x 1 3/4 x 1/8 in. (4.4 x 4.4 x 0.3 cm)
Type
buttons (information artifacts)
Date
1964
Description
A small political pin-back button with black on white lettering that reads: [Dizzy Gillespie for President].
Topic
African American
Jazz (Music)
Politics (Practical)
Credit Line
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Gift of Jeff Gold and Jody Uttal Gold
Object number
2012.15.3
Restrictions & Rights
No Known Copyright Restrictions
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National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Classification
Memorabilia and Ephemera-Political and Activist Ephemera
Exhibition
Musical Crossroads
On View
NMAAHC (1400 Constitution Ave NW), National Mall Location, Culture/Fourth Floor, 4 053
Data Source
National Museum of African American History and Culture

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