Pin-back button from SNCC

Image for Pin-back button from SNCC
Created by
Unidentified
Subject of
Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee, American, 1960 - 1970s
Medium
metal, ink on paper
Dimensions
H x W x D: 2 1/4 x 2 1/4 in. (5.7 x 5.7 cm)
Type
buttons (information artifacts)
Date
ca. 1965
Description
A black and white pin-back button with text. In two arcs around the top and bottom edges of the button face are black blocks with white text. In the middle, centered, is black text. The text reads: [STUDENT NONVIOLENT / WE / SHALL / OVERCOME / COORDINATING / COMMITTEE]. On the reverse are two small white stickers. One is round with the number [225] and the other rectangular with two lines of text: [rear / 6936]. The revers has a pin with a fastener.
Topic
African American
Activism
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
2012.159.6
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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