Button

Object Number: 
2003.59
Date: 
2003
Medium: 
Paper, metal, plastic
Dimensions: 
Overall: 2 1/4 in. ( 5.7 cm )
Description: 
Circular pin-back button inscribed in white lettering on black ground: "NO WAR ON IRAQ"
Gallery Label: 
Poet Jen Clausen distributed anti-war pins to other members of her poetry group, including N-YHS staff member, Steve Turtell, at a session held in spring 2003. Ms. Clausen obtained the pins from another group to which she belongs, "Prospect Lefferts Voices for Peace and Justice," a Brooklyn community group that had been buying the pins in bulk (75 and 100 at a time) and then selling or giving them away.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Steve Turtell
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group