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Button

Button
Title
Button
Date 
2003
Medium 
Paper, plastic, metal
Dimensions 
diameter: 1 3/4 in. ( 4.4 cm )
Description 
Circular pin-back button: "End/the/sanctions/now!/Hands/off/Iraq!/ISO"; red, white and black.
Credit Line 
Gift of Allen Baird
Object Number 
2003.40.5
Gallery Label 
This button, sponsored by the International Socialist Organization (ISO), was obtained and worn at a demonstration in New York City, protesting against U.S. and allied forces' invasion of Iraq. The war officially began on Wednesday, March 19, and ended on Thursday, May 1, 2003.
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group