Button, Poor People's Campaign, 1968


The most basic right of citizenship has been equal access and protection under the law. The fight to extend this right to all began before the Declaration of Independence proclaimed “all men are created equal,” and continues today.

Date Made: 1968Associated Date: 1968

Location: Currently not on view

Associated Place: United States: District of Columbia

General Subject Association: Civil Rights MovementDepicted: Poor Peoples CampaignRelated Event: Poor People's Campaign


See more items in: Political History: Political History, Reform Movements Collection, Government, Politics, and Reform, American Democracy: A Great Leap of Faith


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Credit Line: Timothy D. W. Connelly in memory of Gordon Montgomery Connelly

Data Source: National Museum of American History

Id Number: 2003.0317.039Catalog Number: 2003.0317.039Accession Number: 2003.0317

Object Name: Button

Physical Description: metal (overall material)white; blue (overall color)Measurements: overall: 2 in; x 5.08 cm

Guid: http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746ab-1d1c-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa

Record Id: nmah_1250040

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