button, L & M stand for lung cancer and misery

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 one vividly connects lung cancer to misery.

Date Made: ca 1980

Maker: Bates Buttons

Location: Currently not on view

Place Made: United States: Indiana, Indianapolis

Subject: Disabilities

Subject:

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

Exhibition:

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Data Source: National Museum of American History

Id Number: 2006.0146.17Accession Number: 2006.0146Catalog Number: 2006.0146.17

Object Name: button, anti-smoking

Physical Description: plastic (overall material)metal (overall material)Measurements: overall: 1 1/2 in x 1 1/2 in x 5/8 in; 3.81 cm x 3.81 cm x 1.5875 cmoverall: 3/8 in x 1 1/2 in; .9525 cm x 3.81 cm

Guid: http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746ac-1b4e-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa

Record Id: nmah_1305944

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