Manufactured by
Unidentified
Subject of
Dr. King, Martin Luther Jr., American, 1929 - 1968
Owned by
Bailey, Jan, American, 1942 - 2010
Date
mid-20th century
Medium
ink on paper with plastic and metal
Dimensions
H x W: 6 7/8 × 4 in. (17.5 × 10.2 cm)
Description
Pinback button promoting April 4 as a national holiday honoring Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.
The yellow button has black text which reads [NATIONAL HOLIDAY] curved around the top, [MARTIN / LUTHER / KING JR.] in the center, and [APRIL 4] curved at the bottom. The back is silver and has a wire pin.
Classification
Memorabilia and Ephemera-Political and Activist Ephemera
Movement
Civil Rights Movement
Type
buttons (information artifacts)
Topic
Activism
Civil rights
U.S. History, 1969-2001
Credit Line
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture
Object number
2013.201.1.23.2
Restrictions & Rights
No Known Copyright Restrictions
GUID
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/fd52a592fa6-2572-4a06-a26b-ca9d333eb4fc
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