button, Daring To Be Yourself

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. This pin-back is an expression of LGBT (lesbian, gay, bi-sexual, transgender) pride. It has a pink triangle and the Greek letter Lambda in lower-case, both of which are LGBT symbols.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
button
pin
lgbt rights
date made
n.d.
maker
Donnelly/Colt Button Box
Physical Description
cardboard (part material)
metal (part material)
Measurements
overall: 1/2 in x 1 1/2 in x 1 1/2 in; 1.27 cm x 3.81 cm x 3.81 cm
overall: 1 9/16 in x 1 9/16 in x 3/8 in; 3.88938 cm x 3.88938 cm x .9525 cm
place made
United States: Connecticut
ID Number
2010.0130.04
catalog number
2010.0130.04
accession number
2010.0130
subject
Gay Rights
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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