button, Access Illinois

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 Illinois.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
button
disability awareness
date made
n.d.
maker
unknown
Physical Description
metal (overall material)
Measurements
overall: 2 1/4 in x 2 1/4 in x 5/16 in; 5.715 cm x 5.715 cm x .79375 cm
overall: 3/8 in x 2 1/4 in; .9525 cm x 5.715 cm
Associated Place
United States: Illinois
ID Number
1999.0263.02
accession number
1999.0263
catalog number
1999.0263.2
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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