Button

Button
Title
Button
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.
Credit Line 
Gift of Beatrice J. Siegel
Object Number 
2002.70.36
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.
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group