Created by
Unidentified
Subject of
Congress of Racial Equality, American, founded 1942
Date
ca. 1966
Medium
metal, ink on paper
Dimensions
H x W x D: 1 x 1 x 1/8 in. (2.5 x 2.5 x 0.3 cm)
Description
A black pin back button with white text centered in the middle. The text reads: [BLACK POWER / CORE]. Along the outside edge where the button image meets the metal backing, is white text that is cut off and illegible. On the reverse is a small, white, round sticker with the number [173] and a pin without a fastener.
Classification
Memorabilia and Ephemera-Political and Activist Ephemera
Movement
Civil Rights Movement
Type
buttons (information artifacts)
Topic
Activism
Black power
Civil rights
Politics
U.S. History, 1961-1969
Credit Line
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture
Object number
2012.159.3
Restrictions & Rights
No Known Copyright Restrictions
GUID
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/fd5da4adb4c-433d-4742-b188-1c982631e0b9

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