Pinback button for the Shirley Chisholm presidential campaign

Manufactured by
A.G. Trimble Co., American, founded 1913
Subject of
Chisholm, Shirley Anita, American, 1924 - 2005
AFL-CIO, American, founded 1955
Date
ca. 1972
Medium
metal
Dimensions
H x W x D: 2 × 1 3/4 × 3/16 in. (5.1 × 4.4 × 0.5 cm)
Description
A circular metal pin-back button. The button has a white background with red type that reads: [SHIRLEY CHISHOLM for PRESIDENT] around the top and ["_to represent all Americans"] around the bottom. The center of the button has a black-and-white depiction of Shirley Chisholm inside a red female symbol. Black text around the edge of the button reads: [(c) 1972 A. G. TRIMBLE E CO. PGH, PA.15222)]. The edge also has a diamond logo that reads [AFL-CIO IUDTW]. The back of the button is silver in color, and has a single pin without a clasp.
Place made
Pittsburgh, Allegheny County, Pennsylvania, United States, North and Central America
Classification
Memorabilia and Ephemera-Political and Activist Ephemera
Exhibition
Making a Way Out of No Way
On View
NMAAHC (1400 Constitution Ave NW), National Mall Location, Community/Third Floor, 3 050
Type
buttons (information artifacts)
Topic
Politics (Practical)
Women
Credit Line
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture
Object number
2014.76.11
Restrictions & Rights
Unknown - Restrictions Possible
GUID
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/fd53b2cd48a-8527-4476-8e49-4c753aeba6e6
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