Pinback button endorsing Carl Stokes for Mayor of Cleveland

Image for Pinback button endorsing Carl Stokes for Mayor of Cleveland
Manufactured by
Unidentified
Subject of
Stokes, Carl, American, 1927 - 1996
Medium
pigment on metal
Dimensions
1 1/4 x 1/4 in. (3.2 x 0.6 cm)
Type
buttons (information artifacts)
Place depicted
Cleveland, Cuyahoga County, Ohio, United States, North and Central America
Date
ca. 1967
Description
A metal pinback button endorsing Carl Stokes for mayor of Cleveland, Ohio. The button features one line of text reading [STOKES] where the [OK] is in white type while the other letters are printed in black, the background is a dark orange. The words are printed directly on the button. The back of the button has a straight pin extending beyond the diameter of the button. There is an illegible printer's shop mark in black on the bottom edge of the button, to the right of that appears [241-L].
Topic
African American
Politics (Practical)
United States--History--1961-1969
United States--History--1969-2001
Urban life
Credit Line
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Anonymous Gift
Object number
2014.36.6
Restrictions & Rights
Unknown - Restrictions Possible
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Classification
Memorabilia and Ephemera
Exhibition
A Changing America: 1968 and Beyond
On View
NMAAHC (1400 Constitution Ave NW), National Mall Location, Concourse 1, C1 053
Data Source
National Museum of African American History and Culture

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