Pinback button endorsing Shirley Chisholm for President

National Museum of African American History and Culture

Pinback button endorsing Shirley Chisholm for President

Manufactured by
N.G. Slater Corp., American, founded 1936
Subject of
Shirley Anita Chisholm, American, 1924 - 2005
Description
A white pinback button endorsing Shirley Chisholm for president. The button features three lines of text in black block letters [MS. CHIS. / FOR / PRES.]. The back of the button is rusted and has a straight pin extending beyond the diameter of the button. A printer's mark in black ink is partly legible on the bottom edge of the button.
Credit Line
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Anonymous Gift
1972
Object number
2014.36.2
Restrictions & Rights
Unknown - Restrictions Possible
Type
buttons (information artifacts)
Medium
ink on paper (fiber product), metal, plastic laminate
Dimensions
1 1/2 x 1/4 in. (3.8 x 0.6 cm)
Classification
Memorabilia and Ephemera
National Museum of African American History and Culture
Topic
African American
Politics (Practical)
United States--History--1969-2001
Record ID
nmaahc_2014.36.2
GUID (Link to Original Record)
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/fd523899b69-0660-407d-bf4b-f55e68a389d4