Pinback button promoting black unity

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Manufactured by
Unidentified
Owned by
Bailey, Jan, American, 1942 - 2010
Medium
metal
Dimensions
Diameter: 1 3/4 × 3/8 in. (4.4 × 1 cm)
Type
buttons (information artifacts)
Date
mid 20th century
Description
Round pin-back button featuring central green image of the continent of Africa. Red type circles Africa and reads, [WE ARE AFRIKANS/WORKING FOR BLACK UNITY].
Topic
African American
Africa
Politics (Practical)
Credit Line
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture
Object number
2013.201.1.26
Restrictions & Rights
No Known Copyright Restrictions
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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