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Button

Button
Title
Button
Date 
ca. 1965
Medium 
Metal, paper, plastic
Dimensions 
diameter: 1 1/2 in. ( 3.8 cm )
Description 
Circular political pin-back button; dark green background with a yellow triangle in the center, and dark green lettering inside; "MOBILIZATION / TO END THE WAR / IN VIETNAM NOW / APRIL / 15"
Credit Line 
Gift of Toni Ellen Heisler
Object Number 
2003.64.47
Gallery Label 
On April 15, 1965, 400,000 people marched from Central Park to the United Nations head quarters in protest of the Vietnam War. The protested were addressed by Martin Luther King, Floyd McKissick, Stokely Carmicael, and Benjamin Spock. The protest was organized by MLK's Spring Mobilization Committee To End the War in Vietnam."
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group