Pinback button for the Philadelphia Stars

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Manufactured by
Unidentified
Subject of
Philadelphia Stars, American, 1933 - 1952
Medium
ink, metal and plastic
Dimensions
Diameter: 1 1/4 x 1/4 in. (3.2 x 0.6 cm)
Type
buttons (information artifacts)
Place depicted
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States, North and Central America
Date
1933 - 1952
Description
Philadelphia Stars button with metal pin back. The front of the button has three horizontal bands. The tope and bottom bands are red while the center band is white with red text that reads "PHILADELPHIA STARS."
Topic
African American
Baseball
Segregation
Credit Line
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture
Object number
2013.171.9
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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