button, You Get Proud By Practicing

Description (Brief)
NMAH has several hundred pin-back buttons related to disability, including this one. Laura Hershey, a disability rights advocate and poet who lived in Denver, Colorado, authored an influential poem about disability and identity entitled, “You Get Proud by Practicing.” Hershey died in 2011.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
button
disability awareness
date made
n.d.
maker
unknown
Physical Description
metal (overall material)
Measurements
overall: 1/4 in x 2 1/2 in; .635 cm x 6.35 cm
overall: 2 1/2 in x 2 1/2 in x 3/8 in x 2 1/2 in; 6.35 cm x 6.35 cm x .9525 cm x 6.35 cm
ID Number
2010.0130.02
catalog number
2010.0130.02
accession number
2010.0130
subject
Disabilities
Health & Medicine
Disabilities
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Medicine and Science: Medicine
Disabilities
Data Source
National Museum of American History, Kenneth E. Behring Center

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