button, One Step at a Time

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 Des Moines, Iowa.

Date Made: n.d.

Maker: Ark Enterprises

Location: Currently not on view

Associated Place: United States: Iowa

Subject: Disabilities


See more items in: Medicine and Science: Medicine, Health & Medicine, Disabilities


Exhibition Location:

Credit Line: Gift of Disability Rights Education and Defense Fund through Pat Wright

Data Source: National Museum of American History

Id Number: 2004.3055.12Nonaccession Number: 2004.3055Catalog Number: 2004.3055.12

Object Name: buttondisability awareness

Physical Description: metal (overall material)plastic (overall material)paper (overall material)Measurements: overall: 2 3/16 in x 2 3/16 in x 5/16 in; 5.55625 cm x 5.55625 cm x .79375 cmoverall: 1/4 in x 2 1/4 in; .635 cm x 5.715 cm

Guid: http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746ab-73e5-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa

Record Id: nmah_1274575

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