Pin-back button for CORE and Black Power

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Created by
Unidentified
Subject of
Congress of Racial Equality, American, founded 1942
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)
Type
buttons (information artifacts)
Date
ca. 1966
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.
Topic
African American
Activism
Black power
Civil rights
Politics (Practical)
United States--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
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National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Classification
Memorabilia and Ephemera-Political and Activist Ephemera
Data Source
National Museum of African American History and Culture

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