On View
1968 & Beyond Gallery
Exhibition
A Changing America: 1968 and Beyond
Manufactured by
N.G. Slater Corporation, American, founded 1936
Subject of
Davis, Angela Y., American, born 1944
Date
1970-1972
Medium
ink on paper with plastic and metal
Dimensions
Diameter: 1 11/16 × 3/16 in. (4.3 × 0.5 cm)
Description
A round, yellow pinback button with a photographic portrait of Angela Davis in the center, pictured from the neck up. Across the top of the button, in bold black text, is [FREE ANGELA]. Below the portrait, in smaller black text, is [AND / ALL POLITICAL PRISONERS]. On the underside of the rim is text that reads [N.G. Slater Corp. N.Y.C. 11].
Place used
United States, North and Central America
Classification
Memorabilia and Ephemera-Political and Activist Ephemera
Type
buttons (information artifacts)
Topic
Activism
Justice
Politics
Prisons
Race relations
Credit Line
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture
Object number
2014.72.8.8
Restrictions & Rights
No Known Copyright Restrictions
GUID
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/fd5120f9482-60ba-4097-aea2-3dbf3e21a158
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