button, One Step at a Time

Description (Brief)
Pin-back buttons serve many purposes. They are efficient advertising vehicles, handy for fund-raising in support of a cause, concise statements of a person’s beliefs, a form of educational outreach, and convenient ice-breakers for conversation. NMAH has several hundred pin-back buttons related to disability, including this one from Des Moines, Iowa.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
button
disability awareness
date made
n.d.
maker
Ark Enterprises
Physical Description
metal (overall material)
plastic (overall material)
paper (overall material)
Measurements
overall: 2 3/16 in x 2 3/16 in x 5/16 in; 5.55625 cm x 5.55625 cm x .79375 cm
overall: 1/4 in x 2 1/4 in; .635 cm x 5.715 cm
Place Made
United States: Iowa, Des Moines
Associated Place
United States: Iowa
ID Number
2004.3055.12
nonaccession number
2004.3055
catalog number
2004.3055.12
subject
Health & Medicine
Disabilities
Disabilities
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Medicine and Science: Medicine
Disabilities
Data Source
National Museum of American History, Kenneth E. Behring Center
Credit Line
Gift of Disability Rights Education and Defense Fund through Pat Wright

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