Pinback button for the 1974 National Black Political Convention

Manufactured by
A.G. Trimble Co., American, founded 1913
Subject of
National Black Political Convention, American, 1974 - 1975
Date
1974
Medium
ink on paper with metal and plastic
Dimensions
H x W x D: 2 3/8 × 2 1/4 × 1/4 in. (6 × 5.7 × 0.6 cm)
Description
A pinback button for the 1974 National Black Political Convention. The outer edge of the button has a red background with black text that reads [National Black Political Convention]. Inside the red circle, is a black circle with arrows pointing towards the center. The center background is green with black text that reads [March 15-17 / Little Rock Arkansas / 1974]. The exterior edge has the manufacturer's information printed in black. The back of the button has a metal pin without a clasp.
Place used
Little Rock, Pulaski County, Arkansas, United States, North and Central America
Classification
Memorabilia and Ephemera-Political and Activist Ephemera
Type
buttons (information artifacts)
Topic
Activism
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
2013.68.62
Restrictions & Rights
Public domain
GUID
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/fd51eee301d-f274-45f6-a743-602f76d2da00
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