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Anna Pavlova (1881-1931)
Patinated plaster on a wooden base
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This button was sponsored by the International Socialist Organization (ISO), and was obtained and worn at a demonstration in New York City, protesting against U.S. and allied forces' invasion of Iraq. It protests government aid to Israel, given that country's support of the war. The war officially began on Wednesday, March 19, and ended on Thursday, May 1, 2003.
Gift of Allen Baird
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
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