Pinback button endorsing Shirley Chisholm for President

National Museum of African American History and Culture

Pinback button endorsing Shirley Chisholm for President

Manufactured by
Bristow, American
Subject of
Shirley Anita Chisholm, American, 1924 - 2005
Description
A white pinback button endorsing Shirley Chisholm for president. The button features an illustration of the head and right raised arm of the Statue of Liberty in black ink. A series of red rays emanate from the statue. Red type curving along the top of the button reads [Liberty & Equality]. Red type in the middle of the button reads [Chisholm / 72]. The back of the button is rusted and has a straight pin extending beyond the diameter of the button. There is a printer's mark in red ink on the bottom edge of the button. There is another red ink mark at the top edge that is illegible.
Credit Line
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Anonymous Gift
1972
Object number
2014.36.3
Restrictions & Rights
Unknown - Restrictions Possible
Type
buttons (information artifacts)
Medium
ink on paper (fiber product), metal, plastic laminate
Dimensions
1 x 1/4 in. (2.5 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_2014.36.3
GUID (Link to Original Record)
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/fd526873fb3-9688-4d2c-aa19-fd02c8d99541