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 black and white image of Shirley Chisholm inside a red female symbol at center. Above the image, in red letters, is the phrase "Shirley Chisolm for President." Below the image is the quote "...To Represent All Americans."
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
2011.159.3.43
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)
United States--History--1969-2001
Record ID
nmaahc_2011.159.3.43
GUID (Link to Original Record)
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/fd524512958-eab1-4472-a9f3-bd2b153b0d19