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Button

Object Number: 
2003.64.41
Date: 
ca. 1964
Medium: 
Metal, paper, plastic
Dimensions: 
diameter: 1 1/2 in. ( 3.8 cm )
Marks: 
crimp: blue lettering "ACE 680 B'WAY N.Y.C."
Description: 
Circular political pin-back button; white background with blue lettering, and blue background with white lettering; "FREEDOM RIDE / CORE"
Gallery Label: 
Starting in 1961, the Freedom Ride CORE organized dozens of trips to the Deep South by Northern students and Civil Rights activists. The goal of these trips was to protest the racial segragation in the Southern United States.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Toni Ellen Heisler
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group