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Button

Object Number: 
2003.64.17
Date: 
ca. 1990
Medium: 
Metal, paper, plastic
Dimensions: 
diameter: 2 1/4 in. ( 5.7 cm )
Marks: 
crimp: black lettering "Distributed by Donnelly/ Colt Button's, Box 188, Hampton, CT 06247 (203) 455-9621 / Printed by Action Print, Toronto, Canada"
Description: 
Cirular political pin-back button; white background with black lettering; image of a red rose and yellow wheat emerging from a broken purple gun by hands, surrounded by a rainbow; "BOYCOTT WAR TOYS / STOP WAR TOYS CAMPAIGN (203) 889-5337 / (203) 455-9621"
Gallery Label: 
The Campaign to Stop War Toys was begun in 1985 by WRL New England, which held yearly demonstrations at an international toy fair through the late ¿80s. For 10 years, the League worked hard at spreading the message and getting petitions distributed both nationally and internationally.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Toni Ellen Heisler
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group