button, Federation of Handicapped Individuals

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.
Currently not on view
Object Name
disability awareness
date made
Ark Enterprises
Physical Description
metal (overall material)
plastic (overall material)
paper (overall material)
overall: 2 3/16 in x 2 3/16 in x 5/16 in x 5.5 cm; 5.55625 cm x 5.55625 cm x .79375 cm x 2 5/32 in
overall: 1/4 in x 2 1/4 in; .635 cm x 5.715 cm
place made
United States: Iowa, Fort Dodge
Associated Place
United States: Iowa
ID Number
nonaccession number
catalog number
Health & Medicine
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Medicine and Science: Medicine
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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