Pinback button featuring Martin Luther King Jr.

Image for Pinback button featuring Martin Luther King Jr.
Manufactured by
Unidentified
Subject of
Dr. King, Martin Luther Jr., American, 1929 - 1968
Owned by
Bailey, Jan, American, 1942 - 2010
Medium
metal
Dimensions
Diameter: 2 3/16 × 3/8 in. (5.6 × 1 cm)
Type
buttons (information artifacts)
Date
post 1967
Description
Round pin-back button featuring a color image of Martin Luther King Jr. Red, black, and green type circles the image of Martin Luther King Jr. and reads, [MAN SHOULD PUT AN END TO WAR/OR WAR WILL PUT AN END TO MAN!!!].
Topic
African American
Justice
Politics (Practical)
Violence
Credit Line
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture
Object number
2013.201.1.21
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
Data Source
National Museum of African American History and Culture

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