Button

Button
Title
Button
Date 
1963
Medium 
Metal
Dimensions 
diameter: 7/8 in. ( 2.2 cm )
Description 
Circular political pin-back button; white band across middle with blue lettering within, and blue bands above with white lettering within; "MEMBER / NAACP / 1963"
Credit Line 
Gift of Toni Ellen Heisler
Object Number 
2003.64.64
Marks 
crimp: blue lettering on a white background "US PAT. 2762146"
Gallery Label 
On February 12th The National Association for the Advancement of Colored People NAACP) was founded by a multiracial group of activists, including W.E.B. DuBois. In 1963, the NAACP pushed for the passage of the Equal Employment Opportunity Act.
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Creative: Tronvig Group