Pinback button for the Shirley Chisholm presidential campaign

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Manufactured by
Unidentified
Subject of
Chisholm, Shirley Anita, American, 1924 - 2005
Medium
metal
Dimensions
H x W x D: 1 7/8 × 1 11/16 × 3/16 in. (4.8 × 4.3 × 0.5 cm)
Type
buttons (information artifacts)
Date
1972
Description
A circular metal pin-back button. The button has a red background with white type that reads: [Catalyst / for Change / CHISHOLM / for PRESIDENT / '72] in different fonts. Outlined and filled-in stars surround the text. The edge of the button has two logo designs in white. One is a diamond shape with the text: [LPIU] in the middle of the diamond. The other logo has a wheel like symbol and has text on either side. The back of the button is gold in color and has a single pin without a clasp.
Topic
African American
Politics (Practical)
Women
Credit Line
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture
Object number
2014.76.7
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

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