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
Larry Fox Assoc., American
Subject of
Shirley Anita Chisholm, American, 1924 - 2005
Description
A circular metal pin-back button. It has a yellow background with black type that reads: [UNBOSSED AND UNBOUGHT / SHIRLEY / CHISHOLM / FOR / PRESIDENT]. The fonts vary in size. Black type, around the edge of the pin reads: [LARRY FOX ASSOC. P.O. BOX 581 HEMPSTEAD NEW YORK]. The back of the button is silver in color, has a single pin without a clasp and an engraving.
Credit Line
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture
ca. 1972
Object number
2014.76.3
Restrictions & Rights
Unknown - Restrictions Possible
Type
buttons (information artifacts)
Medium
metal
Dimensions
H x W x D: 1 3/8 × 1 1/4 × 1/4 in. (3.5 × 3.2 × 0.6 cm)
Place made
Hempstead, Nassau County, New York, United States, North and Central America
Classification
Memorabilia and Ephemera-Political and Activist Ephemera
Exhibition
Making a Way Out of No Way
On View
NMAAHC (1400 Constitution Ave NW), National Mall Location, Community/Third Floor, 3 050
National Museum of African American History and Culture
Topic
African American
Politics (Practical)
Women
Record ID
nmaahc_2014.76.3
GUID (Link to Original Record)
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/fd5c73ffea4-6a5b-4e66-a6c9-6e2e9710d38a