Pin-back button for CORE's Freedom Rides

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Created by
ACE, American
Subject of
Congress of Racial Equality, American, founded 1942
Medium
metal, ink on paper
Dimensions
H x W x D: 1 13/16 x 1 1/2 x 3/16 in. (4.6 x 3.8 x 0.5 cm)
Type
buttons (information artifacts)
Date
ca. 1961
Description
A white and blue pin-back button. The blue band runs horizontally through the middle with white text, centered inside. Below the blue band is blue text along the bottom. [FREEDOM / RIDE / CORE]. On the reverse, inside the back on paper, is the manufacturer information with the address ["ACE" / 680 B'DWAY/N. Y. 12-GR 5-3485 / Buttons, Banners / Flags, Gavels]. To the side of the manufacturer information, in pencil, is the number 782].
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
2012.159.9
Restrictions & Rights
Unknown - Restrictions Possible
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National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Classification
Memorabilia and Ephemera-Political and Activist Ephemera
Exhibition
Defending Freedom, Defining Freedom: The Era of Segregation, 1876-1968
On View
NMAAHC (1400 Constitution Ave NW), National Mall Location, Concourse 2, C 2053
Data Source
National Museum of African American History and Culture

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