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
Bristow, American
Subject of
Shirley Anita Chisholm, American, 1924 - 2005
Description
A circular metal pin-back button. The button has a white background with red type that reads: [Liberty & Equality] around the top edge of the button, and [Chisholm / 72] in the center. The bottom of the button has a depiction of the bust of the Statue of Liberty (in black), with red lines coming out from it and going to the edges of the button. The edge of the button has [Bristow Box 1741 Santa Cruz CA 9504] written on it in red type. The edge of the button also has a red logo. The back of the button is silver in color, but has some rust marks. The pin does not have a clasp.
Credit Line
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture
1972
Object number
2014.76.6
Restrictions & Rights
Unknown - Restrictions Possible
Type
buttons (information artifacts)
Medium
metal
Dimensions
H x W x D: 1 3/8 × 1 1/4 × 3/16 in. (3.5 × 3.2 × 0.5 cm)
Place made
Box 1741, Santa Cruz, California, 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_2014.76.6
GUID (Link to Original Record)
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/fd510ee71b1-d62c-44b1-801e-13b918f65901