Button

Button
Title
Button
Date 
1970-1973
Medium 
Metal, plastic
Dimensions 
diameter: 1 1/4 in. ( 3.2 cm )
Description 
Circular pin-back button: "NIXON/EATS/LETTUCE"; image of a bird at bottom; green and black.
Credit Line 
Gift of Norma P. Munn
Object Number 
2002.68.22
Gallery Label 
In 1970, the United Farm Workers Organizing Committee (UFWOC) urged the public to boycott lettuce cultivated and sold by non-unionized lettuce producers. This button accused President Nixon of supporting the opposition.
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group