Pinback button endorsing Shirley Chisholm for President

National Museum of African American History and Culture

Pinback button endorsing Shirley Chisholm for President

Manufactured by
Larry Fox Assoc., American
Subject of
Shirley Anita Chisholm, American, 1924 - 2005
Description
A yellow pinback button endorsing Shirley Chisholm for president. The button features five lines of black block text printed on a yellow background. [UNBOSSED AND UNBOUGHT] appears at the top in small print, curving around the edge of hte button. Below this is written [SHIRLEY / CHISHOLM / FOR / PRESIDENT]. 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 printed on the bottom edge of the button, partly visible.
Credit Line
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Anonymous Gift
ca. 1972
Object number
2014.36.5
Restrictions & Rights
Unknown - Restrictions Possible
Type
buttons (information artifacts)
Medium
ink on paper (fiber product), metal, plastic laminate
Dimensions
1 1/4 x 1/4 in. (3.2 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_2014.36.5
GUID (Link to Original Record)
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/fd54ff5b8d6-c1b8-4e8e-8438-e0d0e942f05a