Button

Object Number: 
2002.70.36
Date: 
1970-1975
Medium: 
Metal, plastic
Dimensions: 
diameter: 1 1/8 in. ( 2.9 cm )
Description: 
Circular pin-back button: "BOYCOTT/NON-UNION/LETTUCE"; image of an eagle in center; organge and black.
Gallery Label: 
This button is part of the struggle of California's lettuce workers to obtain union contracts, higher wages and better working conditions from lettuce growers in the 1970's. It encouraged wholesalers and retailers nationwide not to purchase non-union lettuce.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Beatrice J. Siegel
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group