Manufactured by
Unidentified
Subject of
Senator Kennedy, Robert F., American, 1925 - 1968
Allied Printing Trades Council, founded 1911
Date
1968
Medium
ink on paper with metal and plastic laminate
Dimensions
H x W x D: 2 5/16 × 2 3/16 × 3/8 in. (5.9 × 5.6 × 0.9 cm)
Description
A 1968 presidential primary campaign pinback button for Senator Robert F. Kennedy. The button is white with a blue, graphic outline of the United States. Red and blue text printed within the graphic reads, [KENNEDY / the spirit of ‘68]. There is a union mark printed along the rounded edges of this button. The back of the button is silver toned with a brass pin.
Place made
United States, North and Central America
Classification
Memorabilia and Ephemera-Political and Activist Ephemera
Type
buttons (information artifacts)
Topic
Civil rights
Politics
U.S. History, 1961-1969
Credit Line
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Gifted by Dorothy and Eugene Bryant
Object number
2017.88.1
Restrictions & Rights
No Known Copyright Restrictions
GUID
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/fd5380ec6c1-3fee-4f13-aeb2-83c951a89c17
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