Manufactured by
Unidentified
Subject of
Robinson, Jackie, American, 1919 - 1972
Los Angeles Dodgers, American, founded 1883
Date
1950s
Medium
ink, metal, plastic and ribbon
Dimensions
Diameter (Pin Only): 1 1/2 × 1/8 in. (3.8 × 0.3 cm)
H x W x D (All): 3 1/16 × 1 9/16 × 3/4 in. (7.8 × 4 × 1.9 cm)
Description
A metal pinback button featuring an image of Jackie Robinson with the words [I'M ROOTING FOR JACKIE ROBINSON] at the top and [DODGERS] at the bottom. Attached to the bottom of the pin is a small charm in the shape of a baseball. A red, white, and blue striped ribbon is attached to the back of the pin.
Place depicted
Brooklyn, New York City, New York, United States, North and Central America
Classification
Memorabilia and Ephemera
Type
buttons (information artifacts)
Topic
Athletes
Baseball
Sports
Credit Line
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture
Object number
2015.80.2
Restrictions & Rights
No Known Copyright Restrictions
Proper usage is the responsibility of the user.
GUID
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/fd53a146528-b4bd-4f19-9ba8-47a71d25f6f0

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