Pinback button promoting reparations for the Tulsa Race Massacre

Manufactured by
Unidentified
Owned by
Gates, Eddie Faye
Date
ca. 2001
On View
Community/Third Floor, 3 051
Museum MapsObjects in this Location
Exhibition
Power of Place
Medium
ink on paper, plastic, metal
Dimensions
H x W x D: 1 3/4 × 1 3/4 × 5/16 in. (4.4 × 4.4 × 0.8 cm)
Description
A red pinback button with white lettering centered in the middle that reads “REPARATIONS / NOW! / GREENWOOD / CULTURAL CENTER / TULSA, OK.”
Place depicted
Tulsa, Tulsa County, Oklahoma, United States, North and Central America
Collection title
Eddie Faye Gates Collection, Tulsa, Oklahoma
Classification
Memorabilia and Ephemera-Political and Activist Ephemera
Type
buttons (information artifacts)
Topic
Activism
American South
American West
Economics
Justice
Race relations
Tulsa Race Massacre
United States History
Credit Line
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Gift of Eddie Faye Gates, Tulsa OK, author, historian, community activist
Object number
2014.117.2
Restrictions & Rights
No Known Copyright Restrictions
GUID
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/fd5fd4e3e84-8671-4a7d-89b3-fe20c9e3e957