Button

Button
Title
Button
Date 
ca. 1961
Medium 
Metal
Dimensions 
diameter: 1 1/2 in. ( 3.8 cm )
Description 
Circular pin-back button with image of woman in profile with dove; inscribed "I AM A WOMAN FOR PEACE W.S.P."; white and blue.
Credit Line 
Gift of Beatrice J. Siegel
Object Number 
2002.70.1
Gallery Label 
The W.S.P or Women's Strike for Peace organization was founded by Bella Abzug and Dagmar Wilson as a result of an international protest of nuclear weapons testing held on November 1, 1961. From the 1960's to the 1990's it continued to voice its opposition to nuclear armaments and supported the peace movement.
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group