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Pinback button for the Shirley Chisholm presidential campaign

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Manufactured by
Larry Fox Assoc., American
Subject of
Chisholm, Shirley Anita, American, 1924 - 2005
Medium
metal
Dimensions
H x W x D: 1 3/8 × 1 1/4 × 1/4 in. (3.5 × 3.2 × 0.6 cm)
Type
buttons (information artifacts)
Place made
Hempstead, Nassau, New York, United States, North and Central America
Date
ca. 1972
Description
A circular metal pin-back button. It has a yellow background with black type that reads: [UNBOSSED AND UNBOUGHT / SHIRLEY / CHISHOLM / FOR / PRESIDENT]. The fonts vary in size. Black type, around the edge of the pin reads: [LARRY FOX ASSOC. P.O. BOX 581 HEMPSTEAD NEW YORK]. The back of the button is silver in color, has a single pin without a clasp and an engraving.
Topic
African American
Politics (Practical)
Women
Credit Line
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture
Object number
2014.76.3
Restrictions & Rights
Unknown - Restrictions Possible
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National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
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
Data Source
National Museum of African American History and Culture