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Troops Out Now! No Blood for Oil

Object Number: 
2003.97.25
Date: 
ca. 2003
Medium: 
Metal, paper, mylar
Description: 

Circular pin-back butto; top half: yellow letters on black ground; "TROOPS / OUT NOW! " Bottom half, black and red letters on yellow ground: "NO/ BLOOD / FOR OIL'" Union badge below.

Protests against the use of American troops in the Iraq war began as soon as the troops were deployed. The largest demonstrations took place between 2003 and 2007, although they continued to be held until the troops were returned.

Credit Line: 
Gift of Irwin Silver
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group