Manufactured by
Unidentified
Subject of
National Anti-Imperialist Movement in Solidarity with African Liberation, American, 1978 - 1990
Date
October 1973
Medium
ink on paper with metal and plastic
Dimensions
H x W x D: 1 11/16 × 1 7/16 × 3/16 in. (4.3 × 3.7 × 0.5 cm)
Description
A pinback button advocating for African Liberation. The pin has a white background with orange text throughout that reads [Afro-Americans / In Anti-Imperialist Solidarity / With / African Liberation / Dunbar High School / Chicago - October 19, 20, 21, 1973]. The exterior edge of the button has the manufacturer's stamps in orange print. The back of the button has a metal pin without a clasp.
Place depicted
Chicago, Illinois, United States, North and Central America
Cultural Place
South Africa, Africa
Zimbabwe, Africa
Classification
Memorabilia and Ephemera-Political and Activist Ephemera
Movement
Liberation Support Movement
Type
buttons (information artifacts)
Topic
Activism
Africa
International affairs
Politics
U.S. History, 1969-2001
Credit Line
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Gift of T. Rasul Murray
Object number
2013.68.50
Restrictions & Rights
Public domain
GUID
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/fd54d2a1b75-8cdc-43d8-a0e4-a88cde8f177f
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