Pinback button for the 1963 March on Washington

Created by
Unidentified
Subject of
March on Washington for Jobs and Freedom, American, founded 1963
Date
1963
On View
Concourse 2, C 2053
Museum MapsObjects in this Location
Exhibition
Defending Freedom, Defining Freedom: The Era of Segregation, 1876-1968
Medium
metal, ink on paper
Dimensions
H x W x D: 1 15/16 x 1 3/4 x 3/16 in. (4.9 x 4.4 x 0.5 cm)
Description
A white pin-back button with black text. Around the edges of the front, on the top and bottom, is text surrounding more inner text. Inside the outside circle of text is the date for the March on Washington in 1963. [EMANCIPATION MARCH / AUGUST / 28 / 1963 / ON WASHINGTON]. On the reverse is a rectangular sticker with text [MLK I / HAVE A / DREAM / 912].
Place depicted
Washington, District of Columbia, 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
Local and regional
Politics
U.S. History, 1961-1969
Credit Line
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture
Object number
2012.159.10
Restrictions & Rights
No Known Copyright Restrictions
GUID
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/fd5a8e51313-0b13-47c7-9c78-8d723a614309
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