button, Free Our People Adapt

Description (Brief)
NMAH has several hundred pin-back buttons related to disability, including this one from ADAPT. ADAPT is a grass-roots activist organization founded in Denver in 1983. “Free Our People” expresses their belief that people with disabilities should be able to live in the community rather than in nursing homes or institutions.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
pin
"Free Our People ADAPT" Button
button
disability awareness
date made
n.d.
maker
unknown
Physical Description
black (overall color)
plastic (overall material)
metal (overall material)
gold (overall color)
Measurements
overall: 1 5/16 in x 1 5/16 in x 7/16 in; 3.33375 cm x 3.33375 cm x 1.11125 cm
overall: 5/8 in x 1 1/4 in; 1.5875 cm x 3.175 cm
ID Number
2004.0171.03
accession number
2004.0171
catalog number
2004.0171.03
subject
Health & Medicine
Disabilities
Disabilities
See more items in
Medicine and Science: Medicine
Disabilities
Data Source
National Museum of American History, Kenneth E. Behring Center
Credit Line
gift of Babs Johnson

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