Pinback button for the New York Black Yankees

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Manufactured by
Unidentified
Subject of
New York Black Yankees, American, 1932 - 1948
Medium
Ink, metal and plastic
Dimensions
Diameter: 1 11/16 x 1/4 in. (4.3 x 0.7 cm)
Type
buttons (information artifacts)
Place depicted
New York City, New York, United States, North and Central America
Date
1932 - 1948
Description
Black Yankee Baseball Stars button with metal pin back. The front of the button is designed to look like a baseball with a white background and blue seams. Red text at the center reads "BLACK YANKEE BASEBALL STARS."
Topic
African American
Baseball
Segregation
Credit Line
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture
Object number
2013.171.6
Restrictions & Rights
No Known Copyright Restrictions
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National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Classification
Memorabilia and Ephemera
Exhibition
Sports: Leveling the Playing Field
On View
NMAAHC (1400 Constitution Ave NW), National Mall Location, Community/Third Floor, 3 052
Data Source
National Museum of African American History and Culture

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