Pin-back button

Pin-back button
Title
Pin-back button
Date 
ca. 1980
Medium 
Metal
Dimensions 
Overall: 3 in. ( 7.6 cm )
Description 
Circular metal pin-back button "NATIONAL WOMAN'S PARTY/E.R.A./Equality of right under the law/shall not be denied or abridged by the United States or by/any State on account of sex"; white and purple.
Credit Line 
Purchase
Object Number 
2001.192
Gallery Label 
In 1923, three years after women won the right to vote, the Equal Rights Amendment (ERA) was introduced in Congress by Senator Curtis and Representative Anthony, both Republicans. It was authored by Alice Paul, head of the National Women's Party, who led the suffrage campaign.
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Creative: Tronvig Group