Manufactured by
Unidentified
Subject of
Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee, American, 1960 - 1970s
Date
1960-1979
Medium
ink on paper with metal and plastic
Dimensions
H x W x D: 2 1/4 × 2 1/4 × 5/16 in. (5.7 × 5.7 × 0.8 cm)
Description
A black pinback button with a white center. The white center is round with two small horizontal white bars extending out to the edges. The center has three lines of black text [WE / SHALL / OVERCOME]. At the top, curving around the edge of the button, is white text [STUDENT NONVIOLENT]. At the bottom, curving around the edge of the button [COORDINATING COMMITTEE]. The back of the button has metal pin with a clasp.
Place used
United States, North and Central America
Classification
Memorabilia and Ephemera - Political and Activist Ephemera
Type
buttons (information artifacts)
Topic
Activism
Civil rights
Political organizations
Politics
U.S. History, 1961-1969
Credit Line
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Gift of T. Rasul Murray
Object number
2013.68.73
Restrictions & Rights
Public domain
Proper usage is the responsibility of the user.
GUID
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/fd5415747c3-30bc-4b22-83a2-fdc36b4596a7

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