Pinback button for the Shirley Chisholm presidential campaign

National Museum of African American History and Culture

Pinback button for the Shirley Chisholm presidential campaign

Manufactured by
Unidentified
Subject of
Shirley Anita Chisholm, American, 1924 - 2005
Description
White button with red letters at the top reading "Catalyst for Change." In the center of the button is the phrase "Shirley Chisolm For President" written with blue letters.
Credit Line
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Gift from Dawn Simon Spears and Alvin Spears, Sr.
1972
Object number
2011.159.3.33
Restrictions & Rights
Unknown - Restrictions Possible
Type
buttons (information artifacts)
Medium
metal and plastic
Dimensions
Diameter: 1 3/4 in. (4.4 cm)
Place used
United States, North and Central America
Classification
Memorabilia and Ephemera-Political and Activist Ephemera
National Museum of African American History and Culture
Topic
African American
Politics (Practical)
Record ID
nmaahc_2011.159.3.33
GUID (Link to Original Record)
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/fd59cb18612-67cb-4870-b694-33326a897ab2