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Button

Object Number: 
2003.64.59
Date: 
ca. 1962
Medium: 
Metal, paper, plastic
Dimensions: 
diameter: 1 1/4 in. ( 3.2 cm )
Description: 
Circular political pin-back button; some rust and water damage; white background with black lettering and image; image of a ring of garland; "BAN / THE / BOMB"
Gallery Label: 
"Ban the Bomb" became a popular slogan in the 1960s against the use of hydrogen and atomic bombs. Many peace advocates sought a ban of these highly destructive weapons while the United States fought in Vietnam.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Toni Ellen Heisler
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group