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Medicine Man (Blackfoot): Plate 173
Graphite and black ink on prepared card
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Circular pin-back button: "End/the/sanctions/now!/Hands/off/Iraq!/ISO"; red, white and black.
Gift of Allen Baird
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.
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