Manufactured by
Eagle Regalia Company, American, founded 1910
Subject of
Scottsboro Boys, American, 1931 - 1989
International Labor Defense, American, 1925 - 1946
Date
1931-1932
Medium
plastic and metal
Dimensions
Diameter: 3/4 in. (1.9 cm)
Description
Small circular pinback button with black text on an off-white background. At the center of the button is the message "I Gave to Save the Scottsboro Boys" with the union label of the Allied Printing Trades Council fo Baltimore. The folowing text surrounds the outer rim of the button: "Negro & White Workers Unite!"/"Scottsboro United Front Defense".
Transcription Center Status
Transcription Available
Place made
New York City, New York, United States, North and Central America
Place printed
Baltimore, Maryland, United States, North and Central America
Classification
Memorabilia and Ephemera-Political and Activist Ephemera
Movement
Anti-Lynching Movement
Type
buttons (information artifacts)
Topic
Civil rights
Justice
Labor
Race relations
Credit Line
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture
Object number
2012.46.35
Restrictions & Rights
Public domain
GUID
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/fd5a3404f22-1756-474c-b4b7-7c784e6d5549
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