lapel pin, Help Letter Carriers, Cancel Muscular Dystrophy

Description (Brief)
Lapel 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 buttons related to disability, including this one about muscular dystrophy.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
pin
button
disability awareness
date made
n.d.
maker
unknown
Physical Description
metal (overall material)
Measurements
overall: 1 5/16 in x 1 1/4 in x 1/4 in; 3.33375 cm x 3.175 cm x .635 cm
overall: 3/8 in x 1 1/4 in; .9525 cm x 3.175 cm
ID Number
2004.3062.10
nonaccession number
2004.3062
catalog number
2004.3062.10
subject
Disabilities
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Medicine and Science: Medicine
Health & Medicine
Disabilities
Data Source
National Museum of American History, Kenneth E. Behring Center

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